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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 21 of 31 |
(In reply to An eleven terms solution by e.g.)

Well done e.g.  Great to see a solution derived by a non-number cruncher. 

I checked your answer by converting each fraction to 90,000ths (1/300^2) and sure enough the sum was 45,000/90,000.

Great puzzle Federico.

  Posted by Nosher on 2004-09-21 22:01:52
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