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Re: [PrimeNumbers] Close, but no cigar

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  • Chris Caldwell
    ... Actually this is correct. The page will take the floor and report 50896 digits, but will use the whole expression (roughly log(n)+1) to sort the list.
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 30, 2001
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      At 10:33 AM 10/29/01 +0000, Paul Jobling wrote:
      >I see from the "primes added" mail that
      >"10^50897-5*10^25448-1" has got 50897.999999999 decimal digits! I eagerly
      >await the first prime with exactly e^(pi*sqrt(163)) decimal digits...

      Actually this is correct. The page will take the floor and report 50896
      digits, but will
      use the whole expression (roughly log(n)+1) to sort the list. The problem
      is solely that
      you got to see something you should not have--an internal format.

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