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repeating decimal

noun Mathematics.
a decimal numeral that, after a certain point, consists of a group of one or more digits repeated ad infinitum, as 2.33333 …. or 23.0218181818 ….


Origin:
1765–75

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repeating decimal
 
n
another name for recurring decimal

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repeating decimal   (rĭ-pē'tĭng)  Pronunciation Key 
A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, such as 0.353535 ...
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