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Homework Help: Continued Fractions.

  1. Oct 28, 2007 #1
    Please help with the following question:

    http://img161.imageshack.us/img161/691/continuousfraction5az5.gif [Broken]

    By considering other values of k, determine a generalized statement for the exact value of any such continued fraction. For which values of k does the generalised statement hold true? How do you know? Provide evidence.

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited by a moderator: May 3, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 28, 2007 #2
    Any attempt at a solution? The trick may be slightly hard to see at first, but it's fairly standard. One method to see the answer might be to cover your hand over everything above the second highest 1 in the formula. What do you see?
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2007
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