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And actually arithmetic is not quite as simple as it seems at first

We might have to look a long way to the right:

0 . 0 5 5 5 5 2 0 + 0 . 2 4 4 4 6 4 1 ------------------- 0 . 3 0 0 0 1 6 1

In elementary school they solve this problem by having us do the addition right-to-left

Clearly, that doesn't always work:

1/6 = 0 . 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 ... + 1/6 = 0 . 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 ... ------------------------- 0 . 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 ...

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