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Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2008-03-16, 07:17
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Posted By tom11784
64.5778

64.5778
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2008-03-09, 23:24
Replies: 28
Views: 2,867
Posted By tom11784
time for a long overdue update: just...

time for a long overdue update:

just e-mailed my results from the last *gasp* 20 months
to George, so hopefully they'll make the next nofactor

details:
factor(s) found for 297 candidates...
Forum: Puzzles 2007-05-24, 16:30
Replies: 190
Views: 7,310
Posted By tom11784
well I've been out of the mersenne forum loop for...

well I've been out of the mersenne forum loop for a while, but this seems a nice place to hop back in

I haven't got anything for 331+ yet since I've spent more time looking through the posts than...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2006-06-19, 21:18
Replies: 28
Views: 2,867
Posted By tom11784
hi all - i'm still alive i submitted an update...

hi all - i'm still alive
i submitted an update to George and it should be in the next nofactor
114 new factors found
average bit depth raised from 63.575 to 63.826 with less than 1000 exponents...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-05-12, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By tom11784
If you number the subsets by ranking from least...

If you number the subsets by ranking from least to greatest for first term, then second term, then third term, then fourth
i.e. A1={1,2,3,4} A2={1,2,4,3} A3={1,3,2,4} A4={1,3,4,2} ...

and...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-03-28, 22:16
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By tom11784
3) this is equivalent to solving 10^n = 9 (mod...

3) this is equivalent to solving 10^n = 9 (mod 89)
This gives the following:
n : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ... 21 22 ... 43
10^n(mod89) : 10 11 21 32 -36 -4 -40 -44 ... ...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-02-28, 14:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By tom11784
anyone know why this original post of mine is no...

anyone know why this original post of mine is no longer on the board?
Forum: Puzzles 2006-02-28, 12:13
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By tom11784
Another solution: n - floor(2/n) + 3*floor(1/n)

Another solution:
n - floor(2/n) + 3*floor(1/n)
Forum: Puzzles 2006-02-07, 11:46
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By tom11784
Two technicalities 1) The problem statement...

Two technicalities

1) The problem statement mixing notation 8,000.000kg read to me as 8,000kg instead of 8,000,000kg
2) The scale factor is (1/8,000,000)^(1/3), not (1/8,000,000)^(-3)
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-31, 21:58
Replies: 410
Views: 15,884
Posted By tom11784
we have a tie 619573248 = 2^{12}*3^2*7^5 -->...

we have a tie

619573248 = 2^{12}*3^2*7^5 --> 7
948721536 = 2^7*3^2*7^7 --> 7

keep in mind this was done with a C++ program that took about 10 minutes to work through once written, but it also...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-31, 20:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By tom11784
wouldn't a one scale pan force the object being...

wouldn't a one scale pan force the object being weighed to be on that scale, so where would we put the weights to "weigh" the object?

these types of scales are generally the ones that give a...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-24, 21:23
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By tom11784
It's a picture of (one of) his son(s), but...

It's a picture of (one of) his son(s), but ownship of it is not necessarily known
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-24, 21:10
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By tom11784
From here we know this cannot be the case since...

From here we know this cannot be the case since we are told that
"If any two players are n feet apart, they are the only two players who are n feet apart." (Rule 3)
so this need not be considered...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-17, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By tom11784
part 3 - LaTeX does not like spoilers ...

part 3 - LaTeX does not like spoilers

Suppose that B throws at A who is R away, and that C is to throw at D such that CD crosses BA.

Let us view this geometricly, creating a circle of radius R...
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-11, 16:34
Replies: 22
Views: 3,085
Posted By tom11784
once an understanding of some linear algebra is...

once an understanding of some linear algebra is established, it works well (in my opinion) to call it the norm of the number
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-10, 20:31
Replies: 36
Views: 1,943
Posted By tom11784
if you create a machine whose only process is nop...

if you create a machine whose only process is nop (no operation - used in preventing pipeline bursts) then you can create a machine so that it processes them fast enough
Forum: Software 2006-01-10, 14:05
Replies: 74
Views: 7,759
Posted By tom11784
the name did not need to be changed over the last...

the name did not need to be changed over the last 10 years... why start now?
are we going to the make it prime06, prime07, prime08, etc every year?
prime95 does a good job showing where we came...
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-10, 13:41
Replies: 36
Views: 1,943
Posted By tom11784
already possible - the downside ... nop is the...

already possible - the downside ... nop is the only known command
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2006-01-10, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By tom11784
no Primenet credit - LMH work is seperate from...

no Primenet credit - LMH work is seperate from all the work managed by Primenet
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-06, 16:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By tom11784
I doubt it would be infinite, but this is a...

I doubt it would be infinite, but this is a transfer of potential to kinetic energy
as it approaches the center and then kinetic to potential for the distance
travelled past the center, and not...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-06, 16:03
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By tom11784
that's exactly my point - it's for distinct j of...

that's exactly my point - it's for distinct j of r_j, not distinct r_j
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-06, 15:04
Replies: 410
Views: 15,884
Posted By tom11784
oops - smallest with distinct digits such that...

oops - smallest with distinct digits such that ...


very interesting - is there a known function for what value of y (in terms of x) will be produced by this algorithm for an input of 137*x...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-06, 14:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By tom11784
assuming that you dug the hole straight through...

assuming that you dug the hole straight through (a diameter)
and that the Earth is a sphere, approximately 12500/Pi miles,
to the center of the Earth

if we want to argue that it will go past the...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-01-06, 14:33
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By tom11784
"products of distinct polynomial roots r_j" ...

"products of distinct polynomial roots r_j"
seems improperly worded to me since x^2+4x+4 has only the root 2, but a root product of 4

Don't we have LaTeX on here now?
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-05, 16:53
Replies: 410
Views: 15,884
Posted By tom11784
since a week with no response I'll post soemthing...

since a week with no response I'll post soemthing close, but not quite:
137 is the smallest three-digit number such that all two-digit combinations of distinct digits are primes
3425 = 25*137 is...
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