> This is another PHP mathematical question. How can I display a bar over a
> number (overline) if it's a repeating decimal? When the user types in 1 by
> 3, they get 0.333333333333. I want it to display as 0.3 with the 3
> overlined. How can I do this keeping in mind that not all numbers will be
> repeating decimals?
Well, the first problem is finding a charset or something that has a number
with a line over it and how you'd create that character in HTML, unless you
want to use an image or something.
Next, you can treat the result as a string and look at the last X digits. If
they are the same, remove them all and substitute with the number and a bar.
It just comes down to string manipulation...
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