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Old 08-27-2016, 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by aceplace57 View Post
What if the magician wanted to use another page number? Could the trick be redesigned to work?
Do it in base 8 with a calculator. Of course, digits 8 and 9 can't be used. The result will be 1067.

In fact, in any base > 2, the result will always be 1 0 (base-2) (base-1).