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A decimal fraction in which a figure or group of figures is repeated indefinitely, as in 0.666 … or as in 1.851851851 ….
- ‘Even recurring decimals and auxiliary fractions can be handled by Vedic mathematics.’
- ‘‘It's like a recurring decimal,’ said Benjamin.’
- ‘In the field of mathematics he worked on probability, recurring decimals and the theory of equations.’
- ‘His last mathematics publication was in 1873 on periods of the recurring decimals of the reciprocals of prime numbers.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.