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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?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Yes there is a formula for generating a continued fraction.

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