Definition of recurring decimal in English:

recurring decimal


  • A decimal fraction in which a figure or group of figures is repeated indefinitely, as in 0.666 … or as in 1.851851851 ….

    • ‘His last mathematics publication was in 1873 on periods of the recurring decimals of the reciprocals of prime numbers.’
    • ‘In the field of mathematics he worked on probability, recurring decimals and the theory of equations.’
    • ‘‘It's like a recurring decimal,’ said Benjamin.’
    • ‘Even recurring decimals and auxiliary fractions can be handled by Vedic mathematics.’


recurring decimal