recurring decimal(redirected from Recurring decimals)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
recurring decimal[ri′kər·iŋ ′des·məl]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.