**Algebra > Real Numbers > **Decimal Representation for the Real Numbers

**Instructions**

Shown on this page, Decimal Representation for repeating decimal, is a two screen snapshots of the content found in our eBook or print copy of HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals.The snapshot will likely be a partial view, with previous content cut off from top and completion of a topic's explanation cut from the bottom. For additional coverage see the Table of Content of the HP Prime Guide to jump to the first Chapter, Explanation 1.1 - Real Numbers, Decimal Representation for the Real Numbers, shown below. Print user will need to turn to this page. Move to the HP Family Repeating decimal screen.

Read the section below starting with Example 3 Rational Representation for repeating decimal. Follow the directions below the two calculator's images shown below in HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 1 and create the screens with your calculator or calculator app.

**Remark**: Example 3 illustrates the technique for coming up with a rational number for a repeating decimal. Calculator screen 1 and screen 2, Content 1, show that all the work can be done with CAS view. As we pointed out in HP Prime Getting Started - Generalities, calculator screen 2, Content 2, discussion is about how the calculator's **a b/c** key works in HOME view. We need to realize that the CAS view and HOME view need to be thought of as two different calculators. Be sure to read topic label Introduction to Absolute Value, Content 2, as the next sub menu of Real Numbers, will explain the calculator use of the absolute value definition.

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**HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 1**

HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 1

**Instructions**

Read the section below. Follow the directions below the calculator's image shown next in HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 2 and create the screen with your calculator or calculator app.

**HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 2**

HP Prime Guide Algebra Fundamentals - Content 2

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