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Convert Repeating Decimals to Fractions

In this lesson, we will look at repeating decimals:

- what is a repeating decimal
- how to write repeating decimals
- what causes repeating decimals
- compare repeating decimals and terminating decimals

**What is a repeating decimal?**

How to write a repeating decimal?

A repeating decimal or recurring decimal is a decimal that has a digit, or a group of digits, that repeats. To show a repeating decimal, a bar is put over the repeating pattern.

The following are some examples of repeating decimals. Scroll down the page for more examples.

**How to Write Repeating Decimals Using Bar Notation?**

**How do repeating decimals happen?**

**Repeating Decimals vs Terminating Decimals**

What is the difference?

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