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Topic: Egyptian fractions
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Egyptian fractions
Posted: Feb 21, 2013 7:20 AM
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Is it possible to calculate an Egyptian fraction (sum of distinct unit fractions) for 2? All the online calculators I tried (including Wolfram Alpha) seem to want to restrict me to rationals < 1. Is there a reason for this restriction? I am also curious about the (infinite) Egyptian fractions for sqrt(2) and pi.



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