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How to solve equations using continued fractions?

  1. Jun 17, 2012 #1
    Is it possible to solve any equation if we use continued fractions? I've heard that polynomial equations could be solved using continued fractions, and I used to obtain one of the several roots of a polynomial equation of low degrees using continued fractions in high school, but I read somewhere that continued fractions could be employed to find rapid converging sequences to the roots of an equation and I guess I even read somewhere that they could be used to solve differential equations!!!

    Could someone inform me about the use of continued fractions to solve equations please? Thanks in advance.
     
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