recurring decimal

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Origin of recurring decimal

First recorded in 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for recurring decimal

recurring decimal

  1. a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal pointAlso called: circulating decimal, repeating decimal
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recurring decimal in Science

recurring decimal

  1. See repeating decimal.
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