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08 Jan 2014, 20:53
This problem can be solved in < than 20 seconds, if you aware of the fact that (0.625) = 5/8 or 62.5%
Since one more 0 is present before 6, multiply the denominator, 8, by 10. 5/80 = 1/16
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\(0,0625=\frac{625}{10000}\) \(\frac{625}{10000}=\frac{1}{16}\) Answer : C
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.0625=625/10000 Cancelling by 125 gives:5/80 or 1/16. Answer:C



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Bunuel wrote: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionWhich of the following fractions is equal to the decimal 0.0625 ? (A) 5/8 (B) 3/8 (C) 1/16 (D) 1/18 (E) 3/80 Problem Solving Question: 29 Category: Arithmetic Operations on rational numbers Page: 65 Difficulty: 600 GMAT Club is introducing a new project: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition  Quantitative Questions ProjectEach week we'll be posting several questions from The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition and then after couple of days we'll provide Official Answer (OA) to them along with a slution. We'll be glad if you participate in development of this project: 1. Please provide your solutions to the questions; 2. Please vote for the best solutions by pressing Kudos button; 3. Please vote for the questions themselves by pressing Kudos button; 4. Please share your views on difficulty level of the questions, so that we have most precise evaluation. Thank you! .625=5/8(check percentage reciprocal conversion) .0625=5/80=1/16



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Bunuel wrote: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionWhich of the following fractions is equal to the decimal 0.0625 ? (A) 5/8 (B) 3/8 (C) 1/16 (D) 1/18 (E) 3/80 1/4 is 0.25 so 1/8 is 0.125 so 1/16 should be 0.0625  Option C)
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\(0.0625 = \frac{625}{10000} = \frac{25 * 25}{100 * 100} = \frac{1}{4*4} = \frac{1}{16}\) Answer = C One more method (rather interesting)0.0625 is a perfect square of 0.25 Its simplification would also yield a perfect square Only \(\frac{1}{16}\) fits in (Its perfect square of \(\frac{1}{4}\)) Answer = C
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kinjiGC wrote: Bunuel wrote: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionWhich of the following fractions is equal to the decimal 0.0625 ? (A) 5/8 (B) 3/8 (C) 1/16 (D) 1/18 (E) 3/80 1/4 is 0.25 so 1/8 is 0.125 so 1/16 should be 0.0625  Option C) Could you please explain how to calculate 1/8 from 1/4 and similar comparisons?



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25 Dec 2014, 02:01
Another way of doing this
625 is square of 25.. Hence 0.0625= (25*25)/(100*100)= 1/16..



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03 Jan 2015, 05:35
I think kinjiGC gave the smartest solution here, which is why I gave him some kudos!
I did reach the same in 2 ways, by saying that 0.0625 = 625*10^4, which obviously is 625/10000.
However, as I am not quick with numbers, didn't know that 10000/625 is 16... And, I didn't think of dividing by 625 anyway base on the answer options.
So, as the divisions were easy, I just started doing them from B on. I found it quite quickly, but hat's off to kinjiGC!!!



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