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Re: [PrimeNumbers] Size of GFN

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  • Décio Luiz Gazzoni Filho
    ... Hash: SHA1 ... Logarithms are definitely the way to go. Never underestimate what you can do (and very quickly) with them! As for your second question. In
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      On Saturday 22 March 2003 22:00, nrussell@... wrote:
      > Does anyone know a good way to estimate the size of a GFN? In particular,
      > I need an accurate figure for log2(10) - all I remember from high school is
      > that it is "about 3.2".

      Logarithms are definitely the way to go. Never underestimate what you can do
      (and very quickly) with them!

      As for your second question. In gp:

      ? log(10)/log(2)
      %1 = 3.321928094887362347870319429

      Décio
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