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    Explain a recurring decimal

    Explain why 1/3 is a recurring decimal.

    I wrote some flim-flam about how you aren't given a remainder when dividing 1 by 3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mukilab View Post
    Explain why 1/3 is a recurring decimal.

    I wrote some flim-flam about how you aren't given a remainder when dividing 1 by 3
    You're always left with a remainder of 1 when dividing 1 by 3.
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