[seqfan] Re: A greedy sequence
maximilian.hasler at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 22:40:59 CET 2009
I get different values after 8242614:
On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Jeremy Gardiner
<jeremy.gardiner at btinternet.com> wrote:
> The following 'greedy' sequence is formed by summing unit fractions until
> the sum is 1, and repeating using up the 'left over' fractions:
> (according to my BASIC program implementation: could be errors due to
> accuracy of representation)
> - anyone else find this interesting, or seen this before?
> Likely needs some more investigation before thinking about submitting to
> Perhaps related to the The Greedy Algorithm for Unit Fractions:
> I guess it may not be known if all of the sub-sequences terminate?
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