Search All of the Math Forum:
Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by
Drexel University or The Math Forum.


N29
Posts:
6
From:
Australia
Registered:
4/7/13


Re: A strange anomaly in 3n+1
Posted:
Apr 8, 2013 10:29 PM


I know that n either enters the final stretch of its sequence via:
5>16>8>4>2> OR 32>16>8>4>2>1
However does parity of n have any bearing on final path through 5 or 32?
Finding 1 only 2^651 in test seems like an anomaly but what is the general ratio for results 32 or 5 for numbers say less than 1000.


Date

Subject

Author

1/21/13


dan73

4/8/13


N29


