[Tutor] Need more precise digits
Sun, 2 Dec 2001 16:04:41 -0500
On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 04:57:49AM -0500, Tim Peters wrote:
| [Kirby Urner]
| > ...
| > By the way, another application of the generator feature
| > came up for me on another list recently. I was chatting
| > with a community college prof about continued fractions,
| > which have the standard form:
| Note that the numerators and denominators of the convergents to this are the
| Fibonacci numbers; that is, this:
Interesting stuff here :-). I've never seen continued fractions
before (SE majors don't need any math beyond Calc 3, Discrete 2,
Prob & Stat 1, and Diff. Eq.). I've also never seen the Fibonacci
numbers except in CS examples. This is the first time I've seen them
Failure is not an option. It is bundled with the software.