# Ex.1.3 Q5 Number System Solution - NCERT Maths Class 9

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## Question

What can be the maximum number of digits be in the repeating block of digits in decimal expansion of \(\begin{align}\,\frac{1}{{17}}\end{align}\)? Perform the division to check your Answer.

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## Text Solution

**Steps:**

Let us perform the division \(\begin{align}1÷ 17\end{align}\)

There are **\(16\)** digits in the repeating block of the decimal expansion of \(\begin{align}\frac{1}{{17}}\end{align}\).

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