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Topic: can anyone tell me the answer related to aliquots
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Jeremy Boden

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Re: can anyone tell me the answer related to aliquots
Posted: Sep 3, 2006 12:12 PM
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On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 07:31 -0700, sandeshavadhani wrote:
> Robert Israel wrote:
> > In article <1157270385.067754.12120@p79g2000cwp.googlegroups.com>,
> > sandeshavadhani@gmail.com <sandeshavadhani@gmail.com> wrote:

> > >can anyone tell me wheather 1/3+1/5+1/7+1/11+1/13+...1/n where n is
> > >either prime or product of primes in the denominator of previous terms
> > >in the series. Any number can be neglected.My question is wheather the
> > >sum of the terms of these series can be made exactly one?

> >
> > Do you mean like
> > 1/3 + 1/5 + 1/7 + 1/11 + 1/13 + 1/15 + 1/33 + 1/39 + 1/65 + 1/91
> > + 1/143 = 1 ?


How about 1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + ... = 1?

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Jeremy Boden





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