Decimals to fraction strings

Greg Ewing greg at
Sun May 21 23:55:13 EDT 2000

Cameron Laird wrote:
> In article <slrn8i882a.39n.jraven at corvus.local>,
> Jeff Raven <jraven at> wrote:
>                         .
> >Dirichlet proved that given any number alpha and integer N, there
> >is always a 'good' approximation p/q such that q < N.

Presumably he had some particular definition
of "good" in mind here... :-)

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