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Egyptian Fractions
Author

David Eppstein
Organization: Univ. of California, Irvine
URL: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/numth/
Old MathSource #

0209-900
Revision date

1998-11-16
Description

This package implements the function EgyptianFraction[x/y, opts...] which converts the rational number x/y to a sum of distinct unit fractions.

See my article "Ten Algorithms for Egyptian Fractions" (item 2926) or the updated version at my web site for a more detailed description of the different algorithms used by this function.
Subject

*Mathematics > Number Theory
Keywords

Egyptian fractions, unit fractions
Related items

*Ten Algorithms for Egyptian Fractions   [in Articles]
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