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Re^4: Recurring Cycle of Fractions

by Skeeve (Vicar)
on Sep 10, 2007 at 11:05 UTC ( #638029=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Recurring Cycle of Fractions
in thread Recurring Cycle of Fractions

No. Don't try it with 170 but with another, carefully crafted fraction: 102/900
#!/usr/bin/perl use Math::BigFloat; Math::BigFloat->div_scale(50); my @values = map { my $i = Math::BigFloat->new( 102 ); scalar $i->bdiv( $_ ); } (900); for (@values) { /\.\d*?(\d+?)\1/; print "$_: $1\n" }
Output: 0.113333333333333333333...333: 1

s$$([},&%#}/&/]+}%&{})*;#$&&s&&$^X.($'^"%]=\&(|?*{%
+.+=%;.#_}\&"^"-+%*).}%:##%}={~=~:.")&e&&s""`$''`"e

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