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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- Mar 19th 2010, 05:13 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!!! - Mar 19th 2010, 11:21 PMGrandad
- Mar 19th 2010, 11:45 PMBacterius
No, there is no such thing as a discontinued fraction. It's like saying "this is an integer, then what's an outeger ?". (:D)

- Mar 20th 2010, 01:19 AMGrandad
- Mar 20th 2010, 01:35 AMBacterius
- Mar 20th 2010, 03:55 AMSoroban

How about*Integration*and*Disintegration*?

- Mar 20th 2010, 04:14 AMWilmer
...or a right triangle and a wrong triangle (or left triangle) (Wink)

- Mar 20th 2010, 05:14 AMGrandad
*Topology*and*Bottomology*? (Or am I starting to get too silly now?) - Mar 20th 2010, 06:32 AMSoroban

Then there is: subtraction and supertraction.

- Mar 20th 2010, 07:02 AMWilmer
Multiplication and Noplication.

- Mar 20th 2010, 07:54 AMGrandad
Of course there are approximately 454 parallelograms in a parallelopound.

- Mar 20th 2010, 10:10 AMSorobanQuote:

Originally Posted by**Grandad**

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

. - Mar 20th 2010, 12:08 PMchiph588@
What about the unnatural logarithm?

Or how about Lie groups and truth groups? - Mar 20th 2010, 02:13 PMBacterius
Trigoyesmetry :D

- Mar 20th 2010, 03:24 PMWilmer
Trigonomegiveup (Thinking)