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Topic: Composites, and neat relation
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David C. Ullrich

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Re: Composites, and neat relation
Posted: Sep 13, 2004 5:58 AM
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On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 20:35:49 GMT, Tim Smith
<reply_in_group@mouse-potato.com> wrote:

>On 2004-09-12, James Harris <jstevh@msn.com> wrote:
>> So someone pointed out that there's the trivial relation
>>
>> [x] + [x + 1/2] = [2x] where you're in reals,
>>
>> and I started thinking about
>>
>> [x] + [x + 1/k] = [2x]
>>
>> also in reals, with k>1, and it turns out you need x>1 as well, which
>> I was thinking about didn't put down before.
>
>Try x = 50.75, k = 100.

ok, so this means it's true for x > 51, k > 100, right?

nobody's given a counterexample.


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