- 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 definition by Webster's New World
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a decimal in which beyond a certain point some digit or group of digits is repeated indefinitely (Ex.: 0.47382382382...)
repeating decimal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, for example, 0.353535 … Also called recurring decimal.
repeating decimal - Science Definition
A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, such as 0.353535 …