recurring decimal

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Synonyms for recurring decimal

a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely

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The denominator consists of nines for the number of recurring decimal digits followed by zeroes for the number of non-recurring decimal digits.
The controller explained that smuggling of petrol in jerry cans had been a recurring decimal which operatives of the NCS had always tried to suppress.
Nonetheless, there are assurances from some quarters that the new Electoral Act will prevent some of the issues that have become a recurring decimal before and after elections.
The struggle has become a recurring decimal and keeps resurfacing virtually in all dispensations.