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Sirlw

  • 3 years ago

What is the unit fraction of 9/10?

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  1. Tomas.A
    • 3 years ago
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    what is unit fraction?

  2. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    A egyptian way of writing a fraction the numerator has to be 1

  3. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    and the denominator cant repeat

  4. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    for ex: 4/5 =1/2 + 1/5 + 1/10

  5. Sirlw
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    i have only 1/10 + 1/2+ 1/5 so far

  6. Tomas.A
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    interesting :D

  7. Sirlw
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    ...

  8. Tomas.A
    • 3 years ago
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    do you need to guess :D or there are methodology how to make them?

  9. Sirlw
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    umm i think guess...?

  10. Sirlw
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    idk.

  11. Sirlw
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    there isnt really a method

  12. Tomas.A
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    1/2+1/3+1/15=9/10 http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fractions/egyptian.html i think there should be since it's calculated

  13. strobe
    • 3 years ago
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    1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + 1/40

  14. Sirlw
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    oh?

  15. Tomas.A
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    using greedy algorhitm

  16. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    ..

  17. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks guys

  18. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    wait

  19. Tomas.A
    • 3 years ago
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    95/14541 = 1/154+1/25161+1/3756225304+1/35273071332268507000 :D

  20. Sirlw
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    uh

  21. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    im kinda confused?

  22. Sirlw
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    D:<

  23. Tomas.A
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    there is even egyptian fraction for a \(\pi\)!

  24. Sirlw
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    omg..

  25. Sirlw
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    wait how is 1/2 1/3 1/15 da answer

  26. Tomas.A
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    8, 61, 5020, 128541455, 162924332716605980, ...

  27. Sirlw
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    coould u turn it into equalivent fracs

  28. Tomas.A
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    \[\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{3}+\frac{1}{15}=\frac{15}{30}+\frac{10}{30}+\frac{2}{30}=\frac{15+10+2}{30}=\frac{27}{30}=\frac{9}{10}\]

  29. Tomas.A
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    can't you do it yourself?

  30. Sirlw
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    holy

  31. Sirlw
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    OHHHHHHHHHH i get it

  32. Sirlw
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    THANKS SO MUCHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

  33. Tomas.A
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    thank you for showing my egyptian fractions :D

  34. Sirlw
    • 3 years ago
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    yup :P

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