

A201646


The second of the five known sets of nine distinct odd numbers the sum of whose reciprocals is 1.


28




OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

John Leech showed that nine is the smallest number of odd numbers with this property.
This set was apparently discovered by S. Yamashita in 1976.


REFERENCES

R. K. Guy, Unsolved Problems in Number Theory (UPINT), Section D11.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..9.
Nechemia Burshtein, The equation sum(i=1,9,1/xi)=1 in distinct odd integers has only the five known solutions, Journal of Number Theory, Volume 127, Issue 1, November 2007, Pages 136144.
The Prime Puzzles and Problems Connection, Problem 35
Index entries for sequences related to Egyptian fractions


CROSSREFS

There are five known sets of nine odd numbers with this property: A201644, A201646, A201647, A201648, A201649.
Sequence in context: A118360 A077799 A260124 * A201647 A201648 A077374
Adjacent sequences: A201643 A201644 A201645 * A201647 A201648 A201649


KEYWORD

nonn,fini,full


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Dec 03 2011


STATUS

approved



