noun

The definition of a repeating decimal is a fractional number in which one or more numbers after the decimal point repeats indefinitely.

The fractional representation of 1/3, which is .3333333 (with the 3 repeating forever) is an example of a repeating decimal.

## repeating decimal

a decimal number in which, beyond a certain point, some digit or group of digits is repeated indefinitely (Ex.: 0.47382382382...)

## repeating decimal

noun

A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, for example, 0.353535 &ellipsis; Also called

*recurring decimal*.