# Consecutive powers in continued fractions

Acta Arithmetica (1992)

- Volume: 61, Issue: 3, page 233-264
- ISSN: 0065-1036

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topR. A. Mollin, and H. C. Williams. "Consecutive powers in continued fractions." Acta Arithmetica 61.3 (1992): 233-264. <http://eudml.org/doc/206464>.

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