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Fractional parts of const^i
Posted:
Jun 5, 2013 1:16 PM


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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