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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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re: An eleven terms solution | Comment 19 of 31 |
(In reply to An eleven terms solution by e.g.)

Incredible!  I'm equally surprised that a solution exists and that such a haphazard approach worked!

A hall-of-fame puzzle by my standards. 


  Posted by David Shin on 2004-09-21 21:18:11
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