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