repeating decimal

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re·peat·ing decimal

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n.
A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, for example, 0.353535 ... Also called recurring decimal.

repeating decimal

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(Mathematics) another name for recurring decimal

repeat′ing dec′imal


n.
a decimal that, after a certain point, includes a group of one or more digits repeated ad infinitum, as 2.33333 … or 23.02181818 …. Also called recurring decimal.
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Noun1.repeating decimal - a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely
decimal, decimal fraction - a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10
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