Denominators of Egyptian fractions

Hisashi Yokota

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Let D(a,N) = min{nk: a N = Σ1k 1 ni, n1 < n2 < ... < nk, ni ε{lunate} Z0}, where the minimum ranges over all expansions of a N, and let D(N) = max{D(a,N): 1 ≤ a < N}. Then D(N) N ≤ (logN) 3 2+ε{lunate}, where ε{lunate} →0 as N → ∞, improving the result of M.N. Bleicher and P. Erdös.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-271
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Number Theory
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Mar
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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