# Recurring decimals definition and examples

Learn the meaning of recurring decimals with examples. We know about decimals but did you ever tried to know what are recurring decimals. In recurring decimals the meaning of recurring is repeating.

The word recurring decimals we will b observing while learning about rational numbers. As we know all the rational numbers will be in the form of terminating decimal or non terminating recurring decimal. Here we are observing the word recurring decimals.

## Definition of recurring decimals:

A decimal in which some digits will be repeating is called recurring decimals. You can understand the meaning clearly if you look at the examples.

Examples:

3.5666666666…………..

14.65897897897897897…………..

9789.15858585858……………

If you see the above given examples for recurring decimals in first example the digit “6” is repeating. In second example “897” is repeating and in third example “58” is repeating. Now I think you understood what are recurring decimals.