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## #51 2012-10-20 13:28:50

bobbym
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### Re: Equation

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #52 2012-10-20 15:17:31

Leroy
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### Re: Equation

I have understood everything quite well,but I don't understand what is the logic for taking the convergents,is there any rule for which convergent will be the solution?

## #53 2012-10-20 16:13:38

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Equation

There is a theorem that says that. This is not something I just cooked up, I wished I had.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #54 2012-10-20 18:18:42

Leroy
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### Re: Equation

So I have find the convergent by trial and error

## #55 2012-10-20 18:25:54

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Equation

No, there is a method to find the convergents.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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