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Topic: numerical challenge
Replies: 90   Last Post: Oct 26, 2012 7:41 PM

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 Spehro Pefhany Posts: 25 Registered: 1/25/05
Re: numerical challenge
Posted: Oct 24, 2012 7:42 AM

On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:27:43 -0400, the renowned Phil Hobbs
<pcdhSpamMeSenseless@electrooptical.net> wrote:

>On 10/23/2012 12:09 AM, G. Morgan wrote:
>> Phil Hobbs wrote:
>>

>>> If you interpret it as taking the 172nd power of 171, you could be there
>>> awhile.

>>
>> That's how I interpret it.
>>
>> 3.2425961901630295961298609791066e+384

>
>That's 172**172.
>
>[pcdh@orthodox ~]\$ mc2 'exp(ln(10)*(172*log(172)-384))'
>3.242596190163031885571244
>
>The answer to the question posed is that the last 3 digits are '641'.
>(REXX to the rescue.)
>
>[pcdh@orthodox ~]\$ rexx rexxtry "numeric digits 500; result=1; do 172;
>result = result*171; end; say result;"
>1189408362050899232331742548544079352843642973887737980381143384247782716222833932275790528049591602801982365577332286115374553061109422815431261462944420553436302158846639937649074486702295858231061014815003701856067898072301499489535982821308553995236716650994484275639670292828652624433814244134653337397556701859802285204337784880847597171549786961194804353449316566215601255402641
> ................................ /home/pcdh/apps/rexxtry.rex on UNIX
>
>
>Cheers
>
>Phil Hobbs

Or MATLAB:-

>> vpa(sym(171)^sym(172), 5000)

ans =

1189408362050899232331742548544079352843642973887737980381143384247782716222833932275790528049591602801982365577332286115374553061109422815431261462944420553436302158846639937649074486702295858231061014815003701856067898072301499489535982821308553995236716650994484275639670292828652624433814244134653337397556701859802285204337784880847597171549786961194804353449316566215601255402641.

Best regards,
Spehro Pefhany
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