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The Mighty 109th

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Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge will take a sharpened pencil and more than a little patience. Good luck!

What's the decimal equivalent of the fraction 1/109?

Here is the ANSWER.

QUESTION:

What is the decimal equivalent of the fraction 1/109?

ANSWER:

We hope you didn't spend too much time on today's answer. The solution has an incredible 108 repeating digits, and is rendered:  0.009174311926605504587155963302752293577981651376146788990825688073394495412844036697247706422018348623853211 (repeating)

Thanks for playing! Tomorrow, it's Wordplay Wednesday.

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