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By Alan W. Paeth (Auth.)

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Permits many best approximations. But as the exceptions indicate, restrictions apply. The basic rule of decrementing is this: Rule 2 The decremented value of the last term must be at least half its original value. This explains why ,F[0,1,2] did not appear on the list, since 2 is less t h a n half of 5. Any decremented value greater t h a n half the original is always permissible, but there is one final rule. W h e n the decremented value is exactly half the original value, sometimes it is allowed, and sometimes it is not.

Begin with t h e d u m m y initial fractions n _ 2 / c i _ 2 = 0 / 1 and n _ i / d _ i = 1/0. T h e n fold the Ck term into the numerator and denominator using nk = nk-2 + nk-iCk dk = dk-2 + dk-iCk- and 28 0 Algebra and Arithmetic This makes it possible to monitor the size of the numerator and denominator as they grow with each new term. W i t h a little care, accumulation can stop before either one grows beyond a given limit. For the example above, pure truncation gives the following: 0 0 1 1 5 1 5 1 6 2 11 13 ck nk dk 0 1 1 0 0 Complications 2 27 .

Each pyramid's altitude is · (Aj/||Aj||). Equation (8). T h e intermediate formula for the deformed cube, after translating the origin to Po in Equation (5), is i ( P 7 - Po) · ( ( P i - Pi) x ( P 3 - P 5 ) + ( P 2 - Pi) x ( P 6 - P 3 ) + {Pa - P7) x ( P 5 - Pe)) All the cross products involving Ργ cancel. 0 Conclusions 0 The discrete equations of area and volume, when derived by first principles, describe an underlying geometry of mensuration based upon triangles. An algebraic rederivation substituting the quadrilateral provides added computational efficiency.

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