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## How do you find a repeating decimal?

Just divide the numerator by the denominator . If you end up with a remainder of 0 , then you have a terminating decimal. Otherwise, the remainders will begin to repeat after some point, and you have a repeating decimal.

## What is repetitive digit?

A repeating decimal or recurring decimal is decimal representation of a number whose digits are periodic (repeating its values at regular intervals) and the infinitely repeated portion is not zero. The infinitely repeated digit sequence is called the repetend or reptend.

**Are repeating decimals rational numbers?**

We multiply by 10, 100, 1000, or whatever is necessary to move the decimal point over far enough so that the decimal digits line up. Then we subtract and use the result to find the corresponding fraction. This means that every repeating decimal is a rational number!

**How do you write a repeating decimal?**

A decimal number with a digit (or group of digits) that repeats forever. The part that repeats can also be shown by placing dots over the first and last digits of the repeating pattern, or by a line over the pattern. Also called a “Repeating Decimal”.

### Is a repeating decimal?

A repeating decimal or recurring decimal is decimal representation of a number whose digits are periodic (repeating its values at regular intervals) and the infinitely repeated portion is not zero….Table of values.

fraction | decimal expansion | ℓ10 |
---|---|---|

16 | 0.16 | 1 |

17 | 0.142857 | 6 |

18 | 0.125 | 0 |

19 | 0.1 | 1 |

### How are repeating decimals rational?

Repeating or recurring decimals are decimal representations of numbers with infinitely repeating digits. Numbers with a repeating pattern of decimals are rational because when you put them into fractional form, both the numerator a and denominator b become non-fractional whole numbers.

**What is decimal number that repeats?**

A repeating decimal number is one that has a string of digits that repeats indefinitely. For example where the digit 3 repeats indefinitely. The repeating pattern may contain more than 1 digit as in where the pattern 5432 repeats.

**How do you write a recurring decimal as a fraction?**

Every repeating decimal can be written as a fraction. A quick trick for converting a repeating decimal is to place the repeating numbers in the numerator of a fraction over the same number of 9s, and then reduce if necessary.

#### What are the decimal representations of?

A decimal representation of a non-negative real number r is an expression in the form of a sequence of decimal digits traditionally written with a single separator are integers in the range 0., 9 , which are called the digits of the representation.

#### What does decimal representation mean?

Decimal representation. A decimal representation of a non-negative real number r is an expression in the form of a series, traditionally written as a sum where a₀ is a nonnegative integer, and a₁, a₂,