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Get one half by squaring (Posted on 2004-09-20) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Can you solve the following equation?

= 1/x + 1/y +...+ 1/z

All variables must be different, positive integers, and there must be a finite number of terms.

See The Solution Submitted by Federico Kereki    
Rating: 4.2500 (12 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Hints/TipsMy thoughtsDanish Ahmed Khan2012-10-24 15:04:23
Cannot do with 6Avin2004-11-09 10:46:57
Some ThoughtsLess than 9?e.g.2004-09-30 14:47:33
re: 9 terms (or beating dead horse)e.g.2004-09-23 12:35:15
re: 9 terms (or beating dead horse)David Shin2004-09-22 21:11:35
Continue Beating the Horse...David Shin2004-09-22 21:05:41
9 terms (or beating dead horse)Rajal2004-09-22 19:21:04
Shorter solutions?Old Original Oskar!2004-09-22 05:52:24
re: An eleven terms solutionGamer2004-09-21 23:31:23
Solution10 terms...Tristan2004-09-21 22:04:06
re: An eleven terms solutionNosher2004-09-21 22:01:52
re: An eleven terms solutionRichard2004-09-21 21:40:53
re: An eleven terms solutionDavid Shin2004-09-21 21:18:11
SolutionAn eleven terms solutione.g.2004-09-21 19:39:13
re(2): The best that my program can doCharlie2004-09-21 14:24:45
Food for ThoughtRichard2004-09-21 13:47:09
re: The best that my program can doJer2004-09-21 13:12:31
The best that my program can doCharlie2004-09-21 10:29:01
re(2): Solutionnp_rt2004-09-21 10:27:16
re: infinite solutionDavid Shin2004-09-21 01:25:19
infinite solutionTristan2004-09-21 00:52:58
Some ThoughtsA ConjectureDavid Shin2004-09-20 23:40:38
re(2): SolutionDavid Shin2004-09-20 22:51:37
re: SolutionRichard2004-09-20 22:02:34
Solutionnp_rt2004-09-20 21:37:43
You're right, Davidxdog2004-09-20 20:52:30
re: No SubjectDavid Shin2004-09-20 18:44:26
No Subjectxdog2004-09-20 18:25:08
Only way I see...bob9092004-09-20 17:34:38
Some Thoughtsre: Can it be done?e.g.2004-09-20 15:56:14
Can it be done?Jer2004-09-20 13:33:25
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