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A repeating decimal.
- ‘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.’
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