Message Boards Message Boards

0
|
3494 Views
|
2 Replies
|
0 Total Likes
View groups...
Share
Share this post:
GROUPS:

how do you type the line over a repeating number?

Posted 10 years ago

how do you type the line over a repeating number?

POSTED BY: Rinda Seymour
2 Replies

Are you looking to use a number like 0.33333... in your code and have it treated as 1/3? Are you using Mathematica or Wolfram|Alpha?

Here is an article about how to write repeating decimals in Wolfram|Alpha:

http://blog.wolframalpha.com/2011/07/27/repeating-decimals-in-wolframalpha/

Repeating Decimals can always be written as a fraction. There is some code for this online already:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5200617/how-can-i-make-a-working-repeating-decimal-representation-of-a-rational-number

POSTED BY: Sean Clarke

Try:

OverBar[3333]
POSTED BY: Jesse Friedman
Reply to this discussion
Community posts can be styled and formatted using the Markdown syntax.
Reply Preview
Attachments
Remove
or Discard

Group Abstract Group Abstract