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The approximate numbers were later called the partial sums of the continued
fraction for y/2, and apparently from the study of this problem there evolved the so
-called Euclidean algorithm, a chain of operations (indicated by equations) for ...
A harmonic function u > 0 is called minimal if any other similar but smaller
function must be proportional to it. ... y) (where X is in A) and the corresponding
points are called minimal and form a part A, of A. Any harmonic function u > 0 has
... The Goths and Vandals, having demolished the Greek and Roman architecture
, introduced in its stead a certain fantastical and incentious manner of building,
which we have since called modern or Gothic, full of fret and lamentable imagery.
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