We call numbers like this repeating, non-terminating decimals, and the answer is

**Yes!**

Here’s how:

Give the number a name, like n.

Since the number repeats every two digits, multiply it by 100.

Now, subtract n from both sides.

Then solve for n by dividing both sides by 99

Voila!

It turns out that most types of numbers can be written as fractions. These types of numbers are called

**rational**numbers. Numbers that cannot be written as fractions, like the

**square root of 2**, are called

**irrational**numbers.

John said I needed a witty ending like,

*Whenever someone calls you irrational, say "No I'm not. I can be written as a fraction!"*

Are you happy now John?!

Part II - coming soon

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