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On a problem of Alfréd Rényi

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Alfréd Rényi, in a paper of 1962, A new approach to the theory of Engel's series, proposed a problem related to the growth of the elements of an Engel's series. In this paper, we reformulate and solve Rényi's problem for both, Engel's series and Pierce expansions.

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  • Pelegrí Viader & Lluís Bibiloni & Jaume Paradís, 1998. "On a problem of Alfréd Rényi," Economics Working Papers 340, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
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    Pierce expansions; Engel's series; metric theory;

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    • C00 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - General

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