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    continued fractions

    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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    Hello acc100jt
    Quote Originally Posted by acc100jt View Post
    I've heard about continued fractions, but anyone know about discontinued fractions? what is the difference? can provide some examples?

    Thanks a lot!!!
    As far as I know, there's no such thing as a discontinued fraction. But if there were, I assume that it would be one that is not a continued fraction - i.e. one with a finite number of component parts.

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    No, there is no such thing as a discontinued fraction. It's like saying "this is an integer, then what's an outeger ?". ()
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacterius View Post
    No, there is no such thing as a discontinued fraction. It's like saying "this is an integer, then what's an outeger ?". ()
    Ho! Ho!

    I suppose on that basis an alternative name for differentiation would be outegration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grandad View Post
    Ho! Ho!

    I suppose on that basis an alternative name for differentiation would be outegration.

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    Sounds good
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    How about Integration and Disintegration?

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    ...or a right triangle and a wrong triangle (or left triangle)
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    Topology and Bottomology? (Or am I starting to get too silly now?)
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    Then there is: subtraction and supertraction.

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    Multiplication and Noplication.
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    Of course there are approximately 454 parallelograms in a parallelopound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grandad
    Of course there are approximately 454 parallelograms in a parallelopound.
    That's awful! . . . Go to your room!


    Just kidding . . . I'm just jealous 'cause I didn't think of it.
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    What about the unnatural logarithm?

    Or how about Lie groups and truth groups?
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