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Let a and b be positive integers such that 43/197 < a/b < 17/77. Find the minimum possible value of b.
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Danish Ahmed Khan
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Using brute force I got 32. a/b = 7/32. (Not a very interesting code.) I looked for an algebra solution but got to real numbers too soon.
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March 8, 2019, 2:27 pm
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Steven Lord
on 20190308 14:09:47
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