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English: Approximation of golden mean by finite continued fractions :
Date 21 October 2011
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Author Adam majewski


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Maxima CAS src code

golden ratio conjugate 
= ((sqrt(5)-1)/2 = 0.618033988749895
It is approximated by finite continued  fractions :




iMax : 10;

/* continuead fraction - goldem mean */
while i