recurring decimal


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recurring decimal

a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point
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recurring decimal

[ri′kər·iŋ ′des·məl]
(mathematics)
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Note that some of these decimals terminate but others go on forever and are called recurring decimals.
To draw meaningful conclusions about recurring decimals, further investigation is needed.
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The FX-300ES Plus can perform trigonometric, hyperbolic, power, and sexagesimal functions; exponents and logarithms; fractions; calculations using the radical or pi symbols; recurring decimals; and statistical calculations using standard deviation and regression analysis.
Some fractions, for example one third, will present children with recurring decimals. This is a useful area for discussion of recurring but also of the limitations and features of the calculator.
Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has chided the National Chairman of the ruling of All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole recurring decimals into in the political happening in the state declaring that his 'obnoxious selfish interest and bad leadership style' has brought immeasurable misfortune to the party.
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