Question

What is 7 divided by 9?

EXPERT ANSWER

7 divided by 9 is 0.7777… (repeating).

Since 7 is smaller than 9, you could predict that the answer to this problem would be less than 1. As it turns out, what you are left with is a repeating decimal, which means that the 7 after the decimal point will continue repeating forever. If you wanted to write this answer to the nearest thousandths place,