# Resources tagged with: Continued fractions

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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Continued fractions ### All Tangled Up

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you tangle yourself up and reach any fraction? ### More Twisting and Turning

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

It would be nice to have a strategy for disentangling any tangled ropes... ### Twisting and Turning

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Take a look at the video and try to find a sequence of moves that will untangle the ropes. ### There's a Limit

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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? ### Tangles

##### Age 11 to 16

A personal investigation of Conway's Rational Tangles. What were the interesting questions that needed to be asked, and where did they lead? ### Not Continued Fractions

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 18

An article introducing continued fractions with some simple puzzles for the reader. ### The Golden Ratio, Fibonacci Numbers and Continued Fractions.

##### Age 14 to 16

An iterative method for finding the value of the Golden Ratio with explanations of how this involves the ratios of Fibonacci numbers and continued fractions. ### Symmetric Tangles

##### Age 14 to 16

The tangles created by the twists and turns of the Conway rope trick are surprisingly symmetrical. Here's why!