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There's a Limit

Explore the continued fraction: 2+3/(2+3/(2+3/2+...)) What do you notice when successive terms are taken? What happens to the terms if the fraction goes on indefinitely?

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Not Continued Fractions

Which rational numbers cannot be written in the form x + 1/(y + 1/z) where x, y and z are integers?

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Archimedes and Numerical Roots

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Fair Shares?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Can you find a connection between the number of children, the amount of money they each receive, and the fraction used to share the money available?