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Virgil

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Re: Mathelogy S 011
Posted: May 22, 2012 1:53 AM
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<38f4f5db-fb74-4181-8a74-6bcc1d8da2d1@m10g2000vbn.googlegroups.com>,
Transfer Principle <david.l.walker@lausd.net> wrote:

> On May 21, 7:09 am, Gus Gassmann <horand.gassm...@googlemail.com>
> wrote:

> > On May 20, 8:38 pm, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > > Actually it is NOT impossible to write numbers with more
> > > than 10 different digits on MY pocket calculator, since my calculator,
> > > an HP50g, can write numbers of up to sixteen hexadecimal digits and do
> > > non-negative hexadecimal integer calculations up to that limit.

> > Only goes to show you that WM has never seen a scientific calculator.
> > Probably his does not even do roots. Hell, even the calculator in
> > Windows 7 lets you input 32 decimals.

>
> But all that matters to this discussion is that there does exist a
> natural number so large that no calculator can store it. One will
> be hardpressed to find a calculator that can store Graham's number,
> or even certain naturals much smaller than G. The exact size of
> the upper bound doesn't matter -- all that matters is that an upper
> bound exists.


Then one should stick to things that do matter and not make false
statements about things that do not matter.
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