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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Origin of recurring decimal

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for recurring decimal

recurring decimal

noun

a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal pointAlso called: circulating decimal, repeating decimal
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Scientific definitions for recurring decimal

recurring decimal
[ rĭ-kûrĭng ]

See repeating decimal.
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