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Lots Of Fun With The Number 7!




Pick any whole number that's not a 0, or a multiple of 7 (7, 14, 21, etc). Divide that number by 7. The result always features the repeating decimal 0.142857, or a multiple thereof, always omitting 0, 3, 6 & 9. See the examples given below.


Image credit on right: Brian


Examples:


1/7 = 0.142857 . . .


2/7 = 0.285714 . . .


3/7 = 0.428571 . . .


4/7 = 0.571428 . . .


50/7 = 7.142857 . . .


100/7 = 14.285714 . . .


101/7 = 14.428571 . . .


200/7 = 28.571428 . . .


For your convenience and pleasure, click here for a calculator!


by Bruce McClure