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# Unit fractions

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A **unit fraction** is a fraction having a numerator of 1. For example, is a unit fraction.

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## Problems involving unit fractions

There are various problems in number theory involving unit fractions.

### Smallest k such that 1/k can be written as a sum of exactly 2 unit fractions in n ways

The smallest integer such that can be written as a sum of two unit fractions in exactly ways is given by

- {1, 2, 4, 8, 6, 32, 64, 12, 256, 512, 24, 2048, 36, 30, 16384, 32768, 96, 72, 262144, 192, 1048576, 2097152, 60, 8388608, 216, 768, 67108864, 288, 1536, 536870912, ...} (A016017)

### Erdős-Straus conjecture

The Erdős-Straus conjecture says that

always has solutions in integers.