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Hauke Reddmann

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Fractional parts of const^i
Posted: Jun 5, 2013 1:16 PM
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This might have similarity to an article in the newest
Am Math Monthly.
Consider the list frac[c^i], where c is a constant >1.
If frac<0.5, "throw" a 0, else a 1.
I computed with c=3/2 and after 500 runs I got a perfect
250:250 tie.
With, say, c=pi or e I don't, but rounding errors get
problematic for i>around 100 and MATHEMATICA, so I won't
rely on statistics for now.

Any work on the question how "random" the digit series gets
for certain c?

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