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What is a decimal that has more than one digit that is repeating for ever?

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Is a repeating decimal worth more than a non-repeating decimal?

If it is the same digit then technically the answer is yes. However, many people write 1.33 when they really mean 1.33 ... - the repeating decimal.

What do you call a decimal that has one or more digits that repeat forever and ever?

a repeating or recurring decimal

What does repeated decimal mean?

A repeated decimal is a decimal representation of a number in which, following a finite string of digits, the decimal digits settles into a string which repeats itself again and again - forever. For example, 111.11/77 = 1.44298701298701... The repeating pattern 298701 appears after the first three digits of the decimal representation.

Can a fraction be expressed as a repeating number?

I assume you mean "repeating decimal". Yes. For example, 1/6 = 0.166666... after that, the digit "6" repeats over and over again. In other cases, it is more than one digit that repeats, over and over. Note that at first there may be other digits, that don't repeat later on.In general, any fraction (with integers on top and bottom), if converted into a decimal, will eventually start repeating. Conversely, any repeating decimal can be converted into a fraction.

Can a rational number be repeating decimal?

Yes, a rational number can be a repeating decimal. A repeating decimal is a decimal in which one or more digits repeat infinitely. For example, 1/3 is a rational number that can be written as the repeating decimal 0.333...

What is a decimal in which one or more digits repeat?

It is a repeating decimal.

What is a decimal in which one or more digits repeat infintely?

It is a repeating decimal.

What do you call a decimal whose digits repeat in one or more?

a repeating or recurring decimal

What happens when you are dividing decimals by whole numbers and you get a remainder?

Assuming by "decimals" you mean a number which has digits after a decimal point, then there is no remainder. You can append lots of zeros after the digits after the decimal point without changing the value of the number, and so you can continue the division after the non-zero decimal digits have been used up. eg 12.3 &divide; 2 gets to 6.1 and you think you have a remainder of 1, but you can append a zero to the 12.3 to get 12.30 without changing its value and now the division can continue to get: 12.30 &divide; 2 = 6.15 If the division does not terminate but ends with one or more digits repeating you can either indicate the repeating digit(s) by a dot over the first and last repeating digits (or over the digit if it is a single repeating digit), or round the answer to an appropriate number of decimal places - the question may tell you which to do.

What is the symbol for a recurring decimal?

It is normally a dot over the decimal digit or over the first digit and last digit if there are more than one recurring digits.

What is the closest sqare root of 389?

The square root of 389 is an irrational number. It has a non-terminating, non-repeating decimal representation. As a result, having found a close estimate, a decimal fraction with one more digit after the decimal place will always be closer. The roots are approx +-/ 19.72

What is a recurring decimal?

A recurring decimal is a number which is written in decimal notation and in which, after a finite number of digits, a string of digits repeats for ever more. The repeating string need not start straight after the decimal point. For example, 5/26 = 0.1923076923076... with the string 923076 (but not the 1 at its start) repeating for ever.