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2013/11/15

Continued Fraction Algorithm

Another break from my other project.

The Continued Fraction Algorithm with FractionContainer GUI
-A search for good approximations of irrational numbers (pi, e, 6^0.5, etc.)
Algorithm as learned from my Number Theory course.

See how 22/7 was decided to be a good approximation of pi

Displays the continued fraction expansion and the first 7 convergents.
Hit the "Next" button after "Calculate", then can click through the ListBox to the left.

Uses my evauation code from my Math Wizard scenario:
http://www.greenfoot.org/scenarios/8244

The FractionContainer is a simple extension from my GUI Container class from the following:
And for reusable GUI Components visit:
http://www.greenfoot.org/scenarios/7578

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