Length and denominators of Egyptian fractions

Hisashi Yokota

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We say that an algorithm which could yield a short unit fraction expansion in which the denominators do not get too large is an ideal expansion. It is shown that Bleicher and Erdös algorithm can be modified to be an ideal algorithm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-258
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Number Theory
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1986 Nov


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory

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