# recurring decimal

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## re·cur·ring decimal

(rĭ-kûr′ĭng)*n.*

See repeating decimal.

## recurring decimal

*n*

(Mathematics) a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point. Also called:

**circulating decimal***or***repeating 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

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Noun | 1. | recurring decimal - a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitelydecimal, decimal fraction - a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10 |

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## recurring decimal

*n*(Math) → periodische Dezimalzahl

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