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A270394 Denominators of r-Egyptian fraction expansion for sqrt(1/2), where r(k) = 1/Fibonacci(k+1). 2
2, 3, 9, 59, 9437, 62059971, 2813586350787717, 8534689167911295735140758101600, 54171527001975050997893888972139886506909953999125751170768531 (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..12

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Egyptian Fraction

Index entries for sequences related to Egyptian fractions

EXAMPLE

sqrt(1/2) = 1/2 + 1/(2*3) + 1/(3*9) + 1/(5*59) + ...

MATHEMATICA

r[k_] := 1/Fibonacci[k+1]; 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 = Sqrt[1/2]; Table[n[x, k], {k, 1, z}]

PROG

(PARI) r(k) = 1/fibonacci(k+1);

f(k, x) = if (k==0, x, f(k-1, x) - r(k)/a(k, x); );

a(k, x=sqrt(1/2)) = ceil(r(k)/f(k-1, x)); \\ Michel Marcus, Mar 22 2016

CROSSREFS

Cf. A269993, A000045, A010503.

Sequence in context: A037425 A226967 A181273 * A120032 A126884 A054544

Adjacent sequences:  A270391 A270392 A270393 * A270395 A270396 A270397

KEYWORD

nonn,frac,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Mar 22 2016

STATUS

approved

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