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Re: Continued Fractions

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  • Subject: [mg75092] Re: Continued Fractions
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:18:38 -0400 (EDT)

On 4/16/07 at 4:13 AM, ghcgwgwg at singnet.com.sg (Wu Weidong) wrote:

>I'm working on a function which takes 2 integer values as input, a and
>b and outputs a list of integers corresponding to the continued
>fraction representation of the rational number a/b.

Unless you are doing this as some sort of programming exercise,
there is little point in writing such a function since it
already exists as a built in function, i.e.,

In[9]:=
ContinuedFraction[45/16]

Out[9]=
{2,1,4,3}
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