Re: number length
- I get about 6.5*10^999836. This would indicate a length of 999837
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Phil Carmody <thefatphil@...>
> --- Jacques Tramu <jacques.tramu@...> wrote:
> > >Can someone calculate the length of N= (2^1660693)*(2^1660693+21)
> > >I esimated it as [(2*1660693)*((log 2)/(log 10))] as someone
> > >and arrived at L(N)= 999,999. How inaccurate is it?job.
> > GMP gives : 998838
> Maybe it does, maybe it doesn't, but it's the wrong tool for the
>find the size
> Calculating the value of a simple expression you're only going to
> of is lazy thinking.
> The size of a^b is b times the size of a.
> The size of a*b is the sum of the sizes of a and b.
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