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## #1 2012-10-30 17:58:58

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### Continued fraction

Every number has continued fraction form,let us call it{a0,a1,a2,a3,...},and also a engel expansion form,let us call it{b1,b2,b3,...},these sets are both lots of fraction's denominator.there is a formula for bk,my question is that are there any formula for ak?

## #2 2012-10-30 18:43:58

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### Re: Continued fraction

Hi;

Yes there is a formula for generating a continued fraction.

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## #3 2012-10-30 21:05:10

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### Re: Continued fraction

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