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From: Brooke

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2004021613:53:33
Subject: terminology

I need to know the technical name for the line that goes over a repeating decimal. For example, 1/3 converted to a fraction is .333 and so on. What is the line that goes over the second or third '3' to convey that it is continually repeating?

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