## Step 1: Determine the number of recurring decimals

To convert 0.(87), we can count the number of repeating digits which are 8 and 9.

## Step 2: Express the recurring decimal as a fraction

Write the recurring decimal as a fraction by writing the whole number as the numerator. Write the denominator consisting of a series of 9s depending on the number of recurring digits.

## Step 3: Simplify the fractions

Simplify the fractions by cancelling out common factors shared by the numerator and denominator.

## Examples of how to convert recurring decimals into fractions

**Q1) What is 0.(18) expressed in fraction?**

For 0.(18), we can see that it has two recurring digits. To express it into a fraction, the denominator has two 9s.

We write 18 as the numerator and the denominator be 99. Hence, we have:

Cancel out common factors and simplify the fraction.