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a/b c/d

a,b,c,d are all integers

b and d are > 0

find a number inbetween a/b and b/d using a,b,c,d that is an irrational number.

thanks :!!)

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a/b c/d

a,b,c,d are all integers

b and d are > 0

find a number inbetween a/b and b/d using a,b,c,d that is an irrational number.

thanks :!!)

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[tex]\frac{ad-bc}{bd}[/tex]

If you can find an irrational number that is smaller than this, you can add it to the lesser of {a/d, b/c}.

Carl

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so that will work for sure carl?CarlB said:

[tex]\frac{ad-bc}{bd}[/tex]

If you can find an irrational number that is smaller than this, you can add it to the lesser of {a/d, b/c}.

Carl

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