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Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-6826(online) ISSN 0002-9939(print)

On continued fractions of given period


Author: Christian Friesen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 103 (1988), 9-14
MSC: Primary 11A55
MathSciNet review: 938635
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Abstract: A direct proof is given of the fact that, for any $ k \in {{\mathbf{Z}}^ + }$, there are infinitely many squarefree integers $ N$, where the continued fraction expansion of $ \sqrt N $ has period equal to $ k$.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1988-0938635-4
PII: S 0002-9939(1988)0938635-4
Article copyright: © Copyright 1988 American Mathematical Society