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The Ramanujan Journal

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 369–385 | Cite as

An idea on some of Ramanujan’s continued fraction identities

  • Lisa Lorentzen
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Abstract

We present an idea on how Ramanujan found some of his beautiful continued fraction identities. Or more to the point: why he chose the ones he wrote down among all possible identities.

Keywords

Continued fractions Convergence 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

40A15 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Mathematical ScienceNorwegian Institute of TechnologyTrandheimNorway

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