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recurring decimal
Word Origin
noun
1.
Mathematics,
repeating decimal
.
Origin of
recurring decimal
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1795-1805
1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for
recurring decimal
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recurring decimal
noun
1.
a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point
Also called
circulating decimal,
repeating decimal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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recurring decimal
in Science
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recurring decimal
(rĭ-kûr'ĭng)
See
repeating decimal
.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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