
Definition of Repetend
1. n. That part of a circulating decimal which recurs continually, ad infinitum:  sometimes indicated by a dot over the first and last figures; thus, in the circulating decimal .728328328 + (otherwise .7&2dot;8&3dot;), the repetend is 283.
Definition of Repetend
1. Noun. A refrain (having repeated words, sounds or phrases) ¹
2. Noun. (mathematics) A repeating decimal ¹
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Definition of Repetend
1. a phrase or sound that is repeated [n S]
Medical Definition of Repetend
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Literary usage of Repetend
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1. Mathematical Questions and Solutions (1867)
"[By the period of a number is meant the number of digits in the repetend of the
recurring decimal which is equal to the reciprocal of the given number, ..."
2. Decimal Arithmetic Made Perfect: Or, The Management of Infinite Decimals by John Marsh (1742)
"... And to avoid the Trouble for the future oF writing down the Given repetend or
Circulate, whether Single or Compound, more than once ( except ..."
3. Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1852)
"REPEATING DECIMALS are also called CIRCULATING DECIMALS. When only one figure
repeats, it is called a single repetend ; but if two or more figures repeat, ..."
4. A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of by Charles Hutton (1815)
"repetend, in Arithmetic, denotes that part of яп infinite decimal fraction, ...
Thus in the numbers 2*13 13 13 &c, the figures 13 are the repetend ..."
5. University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and General Rules by Charles Davies (1866)
"What is the equivalent common fraction of the repetend 0.'3? ... To reduce a
mixed repetend to its equivalent common fraction. ANALYSIS. ..."