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Egyptian fraction  Egyptian fractions  Eqyption fraction  Sum of fractions
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An Egyptian fraction is a finite sum of distinct unit fractions, such as That is, each fraction in the expression has a numerator equal to 1 and a denominator that is a positive integer, and all the denominators differ from each other. Wikipedia
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An Egyptian fraction is a finite sum of distinct unit fractions, such as That is, each fraction in the expression has a numerator equal to 1 and a denominator that is a positive integer, and all the denominators differ from each other. Wikipedia
Finite sum of distinct unit fractions Wikidata
A representation of a rational number as a sum of distinct unit fractions. Wiktionary
Representation of a rational number as sum of distinct unit fractions. Wiktionary (translation)
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The fraction 7 10 can be written as the Egyptian fraction 1 2 + 1 5 . Wiktionary
The calculation of M N where both M and N are real numbers can be done by expressing N as the sum of an integer h and an Egyptian fraction 1 / g 1 + 1 / g 2 + 1 / g 3 + . . . . Then M N = M h M g 1 M g 2 M g 3 . . . where each of the roots can be calculated by means of the Newton–Raphson method. Wiktionary
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