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Some curly questions on the base 3 digits of powers of 2

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: December 6, 2010

Representing positive integers base 3 Positive whole numbers can easily be written in base 3, there where we allow the digits 0, 1, 2 For example: which we write as , where the notation picks out the digits and puts a subscript “3” to remind us that these digits need to be multiplied by appropriate […]