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Old 08-29-2016, 11:22 PM
Indistinguishable Indistinguishable is offline
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I'll also note that the significance of the magic number 8221 is that there is a sense in which e20 = ...8221 (in base ten), and a sense in which the procedure outlined at the beginning of post #37 carries out the operation ln(1 + 10x)/20 in mod 1000 land.

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