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Re: Conjecture Ludovicus V

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  • djbroadhurst
    ... Looks like an expensive method of approximating log(2) ? David (with no sound basis for this guess)
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 11, 2012
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      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com,
      Phil Carmody <thefatphil@...> wrote:

      > 17 131101 0.6948838285968673741945871092
      > 18 262147 0.6944460786798661063812187741
      > 19 524309 0.6969871254592594758140428033
      > 20 1048583 0.6992402515337114838314592173
      > 21 2097169 0.7007186928388776062866463444
      > 22 4194319 0.6970925620012833876499535047
      > 23 8388617 0.6951323183116127789119946883
      > 24 16777259 0.6948711428730801610212743660
      > 25 33554467 0.6956608736980247707005160260

      Looks like an expensive method of approximating log(2) ?

      David (with no sound basis for this guess)
    • whygee@f-cpu.org
      ... hmmmm you mean ln(2) :-) ... Yann (who wonders what kind of relationship there can be between ln(2) and the threshold voltage of a bipolar transistor...
      Message 2 of 6 , Nov 11, 2012
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        Le 2012-11-11 13:11, djbroadhurst a écrit :
        >> 25 33554467 0.6956608736980247707005160260
        > Looks like an expensive method of approximating log(2) ?

        hmmmm you mean ln(2) :-)

        > David (with no sound basis for this guess)

        Yann (who wonders what kind of relationship
        there can be between ln(2) and the threshold
        voltage of a bipolar transistor...
        damn coincidences)
      • djbroadhurst
        ... ln(2) is just a fussy way of writing log(2) for the benefit people who think that God has 10 fingers. In fact She has exp(1) fingers :-) David
        Message 3 of 6 , Nov 11, 2012
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          --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com,
          whygee@... asked:

          > hmmmm you mean ln(2) :-)

          ln(2) is just a fussy way of writing log(2) for the
          benefit people who think that God has 10 fingers.
          In fact She has exp(1) fingers :-)

          David
        • Phil Carmody
          ... That value went through my head too, certainly. If it is log(2), I would hope that there is a sound reason for it to be so. Phil
          Message 4 of 6 , Nov 11, 2012
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            --- On Sun, 11/11/12, djbroadhurst <d.broadhurst@...> wrote:
            > --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com, Phil Carmody <thefatphil@...> wrote:
            > > 17 131101 0.6948838285968673741945871092
            > > 18 262147 0.6944460786798661063812187741
            > > 19 524309 0.6969871254592594758140428033
            > > 20 1048583 0.6992402515337114838314592173
            > > 21 2097169 0.7007186928388776062866463444
            > > 22 4194319 0.6970925620012833876499535047
            > > 23 8388617 0.6951323183116127789119946883
            > > 24 16777259 0.6948711428730801610212743660
            > > 25 33554467 0.6956608736980247707005160260
            >
            > Looks like an expensive method of approximating log(2) ?
            >
            > David (with no sound basis for this guess)

            That value went through my head too, certainly. If it is log(2), I would hope that there is a sound reason for it to be so.

            Phil
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