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How many zeros are there in 2^n?

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: April 23, 2011

An old problem asks if is the highest power of whose base representation: , does not contain the digit . For instance, the next powers of do indeed contain the digit : x How many zeros? Instead of asking the existential question “Is there a zero in the base representation of for ?” we can […]