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## Definition of convergence

When examining 3/2 (with my pocket calculator), I'm getting 17\29 listed in normal typeface, despite of the fact, that the delta is less than for 7\12. Do I misunderstand "convergence" in this context, or what else is my error?

- **xenwolf** March 12, 2012, 01:35:32 PM UTC-0700

Not sure what you mean by "delta", but semi-convergents do not necessarily get "more accurate" at approximating the original number, whereas convergents do. Convergents are in bold.

- **akjmicro** February 08, 2016, 11:32:56 AM UTC-0800

It's long ago, I don't exactly remember what I meant. Nevertheless, it could help to have a description of *convergent* and *semi-convergent* somewhere here (or linked).

- **xenwolf** February 08, 2016, 12:10:30 PM UTC-0800