repeating decimal

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Synonyms for repeating decimal

a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely

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The discussion ended with the class recognizing that none of the calculator displays gave them enough information to see the solution as a repeating decimal.
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All four games have "bells and whistles," three or four levels of difficulty, a wide variety of fractions with values between 0 and 1, terminating and repeating decimals, an offer of help in analyzing moves, and automatic scorekeeping.
numbers inexpressible as terminating decimals, repeating decimals, or as fractions.