I've heard about continued fractions, but anyone know about discontinued fractions? what is the difference? can provide some examples?

Thanks a lot!!!

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- March 19th 2010, 06:13 PMacc100jtcontinued fractions
I've heard about continued fractions, but anyone know about discontinued fractions? what is the difference? can provide some examples?

Thanks a lot!!! - March 20th 2010, 12:21 AMGrandad
- March 20th 2010, 12:45 AMBacterius
No, there is no such thing as a discontinued fraction. It's like saying "this is an integer, then what's an outeger ?". (:D)

- March 20th 2010, 02:19 AMGrandad
- March 20th 2010, 02:35 AMBacterius
- March 20th 2010, 04:55 AMSoroban

How about*Integration*and*Disintegration*?

- March 20th 2010, 05:14 AMWilmer
...or a right triangle and a wrong triangle (or left triangle) (Wink)

- March 20th 2010, 06:14 AMGrandad
*Topology*and*Bottomology*? (Or am I starting to get too silly now?) - March 20th 2010, 07:32 AMSoroban

Then there is: subtraction and supertraction.

- March 20th 2010, 08:02 AMWilmer
Multiplication and Noplication.

- March 20th 2010, 08:54 AMGrandad
Of course there are approximately 454 parallelograms in a parallelopound.

- March 20th 2010, 11:10 AMSorobanQuote:

Originally Posted by**Grandad**

Just kidding . . . I'm just jealous 'cause I didn't think of it.

. - March 20th 2010, 01:08 PMchiph588@
What about the unnatural logarithm?

Or how about Lie groups and truth groups? - March 20th 2010, 03:13 PMBacterius
Trigoyesmetry :D

- March 20th 2010, 04:24 PMWilmer
Trigonomegiveup (Thinking)