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# The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

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The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

A. ½
B. 2/10
C. 1/50
D. 1/500
E. 2/500

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Bunuel wrote:
The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

A. ½
B. 2/10
C. 1/50
D. 1/500
E. 2/500

$$\frac{1}{8}= 0.125$$..
so 1/8 is 0.127-0.125 greater
$$0.127-0.125 = 0.002 = \frac{2}{1000}=\frac{1}{500}$$
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Bunuel wrote:
The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

A. ½
B. 2/10
C. 1/50
D. 1/500
E. 2/500

0.127 => $$\frac{127}{1000}$$

1/8 => $$\frac{125}{1000}$$

So, 0.127 is greater than $$\frac{1}{8}$$ by $$\frac{2}{1000}$$ ( or $$\frac{1}{500}$$ )

Hence correct answer will be D. $$\frac{1}{500}$$
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15 May 2016, 03:17
1/8 =0.125
0.127-0.125 = 0.002 = 2/1000 =1/500
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15 May 2016, 05:14
Bunuel wrote:
The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

A. ½
B. 2/10
C. 1/50
D. 1/500
E. 2/500

let x be the difference
then
.127-1/8=x
127/1000-1/8=x
127-125/1000=x
2/1000=x
x=1/500

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04 Jun 2016, 04:04
We have to find difference .127 and $$\frac{1}{8}$$

$$\frac{1}{8}$$ = $$\frac{125}{1000}$$

.127 = $$\frac{127}{1000}$$

$$\frac{127}{1000}$$ - $$\frac{125}{1000}$$ = $$\frac{2}{1000}$$ = $$\frac{1}{500}$$

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Bunuel wrote:
The number 0.127 is how much greater than 1/8 ?

A. ½
B. 2/10
C. 1/50
D. 1/500
E. 2/500

1/8= .125

.127-.125= .002= 1/500
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