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Re^8: Multiplication digit persistence

by johngg (Canon)
on Mar 29, 2019 at 10:44 UTC ( #1231856=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^7: Multiplication digit persistence
in thread Multiplication digit persistence

It has been interesting to read the discussion back and forth following my post. I do not have a degree in anything and failed abysmally at high school pure mathematics (applied mathematics I was good at as I could see a real-world use for what I was trying to learn) so my approach to the problem was purely empirical. I can't even qualify as an amateur mathematician as attempts to read the literature tell me that I don't understand the language being employed, I just hear a whoosh as it goes over my head.

However, I did very much enjoy writing the code and playing around with ideas so I'm grateful to tobyink for starting the thread!

Cheers,

JohnGG

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Re^9: Multiplication digit persistence
by LanX (Archbishop) on Mar 29, 2019 at 11:15 UTC
    The difference between pure and applied math is often only a century.

    Much of discrete mathematics started with entertaining riddles, evolved to pure math and later became one cornerstone computer science.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
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