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Topic: unitary (Egyptian) fractions
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Tapio Hurme

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Re: unitary (Egyptian) fractions
Posted: Mar 30, 2000 9:41 AM
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Milo Gardner <milogardner@juno.com> kirjoitti
viestissä:b3wkpo4yc6wr@forum.mathforum.com...
> Dear David, Joe, and others:
>
>
> I can agree that with the first partitions 1/2, 1/3, 1/7 that four
> additional partitions are needed to solve the 732/733 problem. The
> algebraic identities needed to solve this problem include onlu
> 366/733 = 1/2 - 1/1466
> 245/733 = 1/3 + 2/2199
>


How about 732=4*183= 4*3*61

What is 4/733= 1/x +1/y +1/z (a tip: there is a answer.)
What is 183/733= 1/a +1/b +1/c

Count: (4/733)*(183/733) and simplify.

Tapio
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> Milo Gardner
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