# Egyptian-fraction definitions

(number theory) A representation of a rational number as a sum of distinct unit fractions.

The fraction can be written as the Egyptian fraction.

The calculation of where both M and N are real numbers can be done by expressing N as the sum of an integer h and an Egyptian fraction . Then where each of the roots can be calculated by means of the Newton–Raphson method.

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(number theory, rare) A unit fraction.

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