# repeating decimal

- 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 ….

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## Origin of repeating decimal^{}

First recorded in 1765–75

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## repeating decimal

- another name for recurring decimal

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## repeating decimal

[rĭ-pē′tĭng]

- A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, such as 0.353535 …

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