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Write the following as a ratio of two integers

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a) 2/9
 
 b)  3   = 3 2
         9        3
 
 
 Just write one repeated pattern in the numerator, and 9 's equal to amount of digits in the denominator.
 
 i.e,
 
   1/ 7 = 0.142857 143    / from the calculaor
 
       142857
        999999    7
    
      7(142857) = 999999     / Test for equivalence  by cross multiplying.