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Name: Ron
Status: educator
Grade: 9-12
Location: KY
Country: USA
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Question:
What is the name for the bar we draw over repeating decimals?



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Vinculum

--Nathan A. Unterman


I do not know that the "bar" has a special name. It could as well be any pair of bracket symbols: (...), [...], {...}, /etc/ . The significance is that the sequence of numbers within the bracket symbols repeats.

Vince Calder



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