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Topic: can anyone tell me the answer related to aliquots
Replies: 7   Last Post: Sep 3, 2006 4:51 PM

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 Jeremy Boden Posts: 1,313 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: can anyone tell me the answer related to aliquots
Posted: Sep 3, 2006 12:12 PM

On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 07:31 -0700, sandeshavadhani wrote:
> Robert Israel 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