1The repeating figure or figures of a recurring decimal fraction.
More example sentences
- What is the name for the bar over the repetend in repeating decimals?
- The length of the repetend (period) of the reciprocal can be used to determine whether the number is prime, although there are pseudoprimes.
early 18th century: from Latin repetendum 'something to be repeated', neuter gerundive of repetere (see repeat).
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