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A270315 Denominators of r-Egyptian fraction expansion for the Euler-Mascheroni constant (Gamma-Euler constant), where r = (1,1/2,1/3,1/4,...) 2
2, 7, 58, 6256, 37041488, 3283456941510566, 87990824525320083189557345568930, 6787481189341615675664690311149906782682845820114751821172918190 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Suppose that r is a sequence of rational numbers r(k) <= 1 for k >= 1, and that x is an irrational number in (0,1).  Let f(0) = x, n(k) = floor(r(k)/f(k-1)), and f(k) = f(k-1) - r(k)/n(k).  Then x = r(1)/n(1) + r(2)/n(2) + r(3)/n(3) + ... , the r-Egyptian fraction for x.

See A269993 for a guide to related sequences.

LINKS

Clark Kimberling, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..11

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Egyptian Fraction

Index entries for sequences related to Egyptian fractions

EXAMPLE

log(2) = 1/2 + 1/(2*7) + 1/(3*58) + ...

MATHEMATICA

r[k_] := 1/k; f[x_, 0] = x; z = 10;

n[x_, k_] := n[x, k] = Ceiling[r[k]/f[x, k - 1]]

f[x_, k_] := f[x, k] = f[x, k - 1] - r[k]/n[x, k]

x = GammaEuler; Table[n[x, k], {k, 1, z}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A269993.

Sequence in context: A023364 A120952 A270404 * A083810 A215209 A274600

Adjacent sequences:  A270312 A270313 A270314 * A270316 A270317 A270318

KEYWORD

nonn,frac,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Mar 15 2016

STATUS

approved

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