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I really need help with this question. I know this seems easy but I keep getting wrong.

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Alternatively, if the calculator is not allowed…you only need to work up to 10 digits after dec. pt.

                 0.1428571428        ~      0.142857143 (round up to first 9 digits after decimal point)

            —————————————————                   

7         )    1.0000000000

                 07

            ———-

                   30

                   28

                ———–

                      20

                      14

                  ————-

                        60

                        56

                 ————–

                          40 

                          35

                      ————–

                            50

                            49

                          ————–

                              10 <———-from here onwards, the digits 142857 will recur….so can stop long                                                              division working….

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Wah… long division… I thought psle kids are allowed to use calculator?

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Only Paper 2 can use calculator …more time required for thinking.   

Paper 1 still needs mental calculation or techniques to do calculation on paper.  

That’s why some kids still find Math generally tough… 

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1/7 = 0.142857143

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