Guerino Mazzola, Maria Mannone, Yan Pang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In Latin, ratio means rapport, division of two things. Here we introduce rational numbers as fractions of two integer numbers a and b. This procedure allows us to solve equations of type a・x = b with a≠ 0. Our strategy again follows the philosophy that the problem is the solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputational Music Science
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2016

Publication series

NameComputational Music Science
ISSN (Print)1868-0305
ISSN (Electronic)1868-0313

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  • Inverse Element
  • Neutral Element
  • Rational Number
  • Symbolic Time
  • Time Signature


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