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  • Phil Carmody
    Apr 18 11:37 PM
      This amused me:

      http://www.xkcd.com/c247.html

      Of course the pedant in me makes me think that the representation is a mixed
      radix one, and that 2:53 is in fact (2*6+5)*10+3. This leaves you with smaller
      numbers to factor, at the cost of performing the mixed-radix evaluation.

      Phil


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