Rep`e*tend (r?p`?-t?nd"), n. [L. repetendus to be repeated, fr. repetere to repeat.] Math.

That part of a circulating decimal which recurs continually, ad infinitum: -- sometimes indicated by a dot over the first and last igures; thus, in the circulating decimal .728328328 + (otherwise .7283), the repetend is 283.

 

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