Date: Sep 12, 2004 3:14 PM
Author: Jim Burns
Subject: Re: Composites, and neat relation



James Harris 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.
>
> Using that with x = N/2kj,

Whoa, whoa, whoa. How about proving the above before using it?

This would also be a good opportunity to demonstrate your
"null test" idea.

Jim Burns