MathGroup Archive 2004

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: When/why is Denominator[p/q] != q?


When p and q have a common factor, of course.

Bobby

relishguy at pluggedin.org (Relishguy) wrote in message news:<bvla64$83$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
> I ran this code (from the "Tour of Mathematica" in the Book ):
> 
> (* -------------------------------- *)
> g6 = Flatten[Table[Point[{p / q, Denominator[p/q]}], {q, 100}, {p, q -
> 1}]];
> (* same code with q instead of Denominator[p/q] *)
> g5 = Flatten[Table[Point[{p / q, q  }], {q, 100}, {p, q - 1}]];
> 
> Show[Graphics[g5, Frame -> True]]
> 
> Show[Graphics[g6, Frame -> True]]
> (* -------------------------------- *)
> 
> 
> For some reason the graphs are not identical. Can anyone point me to
> the reason for this?
> 
> TIA.
> 
> Regards..Roger
> 
> My Environment: Mathe 4.2 WinXP


  • Prev by Date: Re: When/why is Denominator[p/q] != q?
  • Next by Date: Re: When/why is Denominator[p/q] != q?
  • Previous by thread: Re: When/why is Denominator[p/q] != q?
  • Next by thread: Re: When/why is Denominator[p/q] != q?