Denominator of 257 as a repeating decimal

What is the denominator of 257 as a repeating decimal? First, note that a fraction in its lowest form with the denominator of 257 will always have a repeating decimal if you divide the fraction (numerator divided by denominator).

Here we will count and show you the repeating digits when the numerator is 1 and denominator is 257. In other words, we will show you the recurring digits you get when you calculate 1 divided by 257.

Below is the answer to 1 divided by 257 with the repeating decimals. We colored each interval of repeating decimals in different colors so it is easy for you to see. The repeating decimals (recurring digits) go on forever.


As you can see, the repeating digits are 0038910505836575875486381322957198443579766536964980544747081712062256809338521400778210116731517509727626459143968871595330739299610894941634241245136186770428015564202334630350194552529182879377431906614785992217898832684824902723735408560311284046692607 which will repeat indefinitely. When we counted the repeating decimals, we found that there are 256 repeating decimals in 1/257 as a decimal.

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Denominator of 258 as a repeating decimal
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Note that the answer above only applies to 1/257. You will get a different answer if the numerator is different. Furthermore, 257 as a denominator in a fraction is only repeating for sure if the fraction is in its lowest form possible.

Bonus: To communicate what numbers are repeating in a repeating decimal, you put a line (vinculum) over the repeating digits like this:


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