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Practical Numbers and Egyptian Fractions

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**fraction**, so such a sum provides a**representation**of m/n as an**Egyptian fraction**... book Liber Abaci lists several methods for finding**Egyptian fraction representations**of a rational number ... Of these, the first is to test whether the number is itself already a unit**fraction**, but the second is to search for a**representation**of the numerator as a sum of divisors of the denominator, as ...### Famous quotes containing the words egyptian and/or fraction:

“What greater light can be hoped for in the moral sciences? The subject part of mankind in most places might, instead thereof, with *Egyptian* bondage expect *Egyptian* darkness, were not the candle of the Lord set up by himself in men’s minds, which it is impossible for the breath or power of man wholly to extinguish.”

—John Locke (1632–1704)

“The mother as a social servant instead of a home servant will not lack in true mother duty.... From her work, loved and honored though it is, she will return to her home life, the child life, with an eager, ceaseless pleasure, cleansed of all the fret and *fraction* and weariness that so mar it now.”

—Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935)

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