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Topic: Composites, and neat relation
Replies: 18   Last Post: Sep 14, 2004 3:38 AM

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 David C. Ullrich Posts: 21,553 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Composites, and neat relation
Posted: Sep 13, 2004 5:56 AM

On 12 Sep 2004 11:43:15 -0700, jstevh@msn.com (James Harris) wrote:

&gt;So someone pointed out that there's the trivial relation
&gt;
&gt;[x] + [x + 1/2] = [2x] where you're in reals,
&gt;
&gt;
&gt;[x] + [x + 1/k] = [2x]
&gt;
&gt;also in reals, with k&gt;1, and it turns out you need x&gt;1 as well, which
&gt;I was thinking about didn't put down before.

right. how do you -prove- that the equation holds for k &gt; 1 and
x &gt; 1?

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David C. Ullrich

sorry about the inelegant formatting - typing
one-handed for a few weeks...

Date Subject Author
9/12/04 JAMES HARRIS
9/12/04 The Last Danish Pastry
9/12/04 Jim Burns
9/12/04 Tim Smith
9/13/04 David C. Ullrich
9/12/04 Nate Smith
9/12/04 C. BOND
9/12/04 Dik T. Winter
9/12/04 Dik T. Winter
9/12/04 JAMES HARRIS
9/13/04 Paul Murray
9/13/04 JAMES HARRIS
9/13/04 C. BOND
9/13/04 Jim Burns
9/14/04 Nate Smith
9/13/04 Dik T. Winter
9/14/04 Paul Murray
9/13/04 Dik T. Winter
9/13/04 David C. Ullrich