The first, and most important, is that the quotient is placed above the dividend.
This quotient is called the change of entropy, and may be denoted by (4,"-0').
Hence_li y ` A 1n where A li and A li, are minors of the complete determinant (a11a22...ann)ï¿½ an1 ant ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½an,n-1 or, in words, y i is the quotient of the determinant obtained by erasing the i th column by that obtained by erasing the n th column, multiplied by (-r)i+n.
If we divide n 9 by n P, the quotient is of course 1.
+ 1/n+ 271+ ., where, after the n th partial quotient, the cycle of partial quotients b 1, b2, ..., b n recur in the same order, is the type of a recurring simple continued fraction.