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Re: Egyptian fractions
Posted:
Feb 21, 2013 8:18 AM


I figured out (with Wolfram Alpha):
2 = 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4 + 1/5 + 1/6 + 1/7 + 1/8 + 1/9 + 1/10 + 1/15 + 1/230 + 1/57960
so it's theoretically possible for any integer, but can you guarantee distinctness of the unit fractions?



