Thread: √2 as a fraction View Single Post
2021-11-15, 09:03   #8
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by Dr Sardonicus If n is a positive integer and d is a divisor of n, the simple continued fraction for $\sqrt{n^{2}+d}$ is n, 2n/d, 2n, 2n/d, 2n, 2n/d,...
That should read n; 2n/d, 2n, ... in conventional notation.

The ; is the continued fraction equivalent to the decimal point.