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 Forum: Puzzles 2022-10-18, 07:21 Replies: 78 Views: 9,117 Posted By fatphil Props from the old guard! And thanks Andreas for... Props from the old guard! And thanks Andreas for the PM notification. I can't find the latest version of my code, alas (but do still have a compiled 32-bit Athlon binary, and source for the...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-09-01, 14:43 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Thanks for this, I'm a bit rusty, and it will... Thanks for this, I'm a bit rusty, and it will take several re-reads to sink in. I wish I had the mastery of Pari/GP I used to, so I could play around with these 2-dimensional objects - I'd completely...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-29, 17:59 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil In that case all of them will be divisible by... In that case all of them will be divisible by smaller Lucas numbers, and therefore none can be prime. Congrats, you've solved the first half of the conjecture! Edit: how did you work out it was...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-29, 16:11 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Now I've worked out the algebraic structure,... Now I've worked out the algebraic structure, these are just a^n+b^n and a^n-b^n sequences. I don't think there's any need to hunt for factors any more, at least on the numerator side, but I'll...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-29, 14:08 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil It's nice when things drop out just at the ideal... It's nice when things drop out just at the ideal moment. For instance, I was just about to give up on this number: Run 100 out of 100: Using B1=10315491, B2=10315490-35133066160, polynomial...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-29, 07:40 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Wow - thanks! Gmp-ecm never stops impressing me.... Wow - thanks! Gmp-ecm never stops impressing me. I'm beginning to regret my strategy of starting with a small B1, I'm still on my 174th failing curve with B1 up to 35000... I don't think I'll bother...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-28, 17:07 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Just updated with some info about the direction I... Just updated with some info about the direction I headed in, so you don't need to reinvent the wheel. It looks like I may have to reinvent some of my factors, as I can't find the window I was working...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-28, 15:49 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil I didn't do P+/-1 because I was prepared to just... I didn't do P+/-1 because I was prepared to just let ECM run, and with 100 curves, now 125, the Hasse coverage should have pulled out something that was in range of P+/-1. By the time I was hitting...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-28, 12:39 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Life's good, all considering, he says as he runs... Life's good, all considering, he says as he runs off to check if the rain has breached the flashing on the roof again, and started to drip into the sauna... I've pushed forward as far as I can,...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-27, 08:15 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Dang, looks like the X clipboard craps out at... Dang, looks like the X clipboard craps out at 4096 characters. I'll stick the next number on a webpage if I need help again. As I make progress, it looks like I only need 1 factor per term, and...
 Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2022-08-26, 15:37 Replies: 23 Views: 1,694 Posted By fatphil Can I borrow some ECM of a friendly CPU? Working on something a bit cranky at the moment, where the act of discovery is the main pleasure, hence my secrecy, I'd rather not be spoiled - I'll post here more about it when I've run out of easy...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-24, 09:35 Replies: 13 Views: 2,350 Posted By fatphil I think I was standing on my head, and completely... I think I was standing on my head, and completely misunderstood you. Despite what you saying being both clear and correct. The error is entirely mine, apologies.
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-24, 00:29 Replies: 13 Views: 2,350 Posted By fatphil You have completely failed to understand the... You have completely failed to understand the problem.
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-24, 00:28 Replies: 13 Views: 2,350 Posted By fatphil How does that make any sense at all??!?! How does that make any sense at all??!?!
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-22, 22:58 Replies: 13 Views: 2,350 Posted By fatphil Yup, so the cards are simpler than a full... Yup, so the cards are simpler than a full "permutation". I'd describe the final arrangement of cards as simply +2, +3, +4, +0, +1. Note that he ends clean, so there aren't (necessarily) that many...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-21, 23:28 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil No time to compose a post, as it's past bedtime.... No time to compose a post, as it's past bedtime. However, I've just scribbled this into a 'speed.txt' file... """ Old code of unknown vintage. Code did get 2.5x quicker almost immediately after...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-21, 23:21 Replies: 13 Views: 2,350 Posted By fatphil Penn & Teller Fool Us, S08 E09 Andi Gladwin's maze cards, the third trick, which fooled P&T. It's almost entirely pure mathematics. I'll try and keep the "spoilers" minimal, and thus perhaps the confusion high. I haven't...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-20, 21:01 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil We did the n^2-1, n^2, n^2+1 test ourselves and... We did the n^2-1, n^2, n^2+1 test ourselves and confirmed that finding. I was unable to imagine where any other corner cases might hide.
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-20, 20:31 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil Should I stop my test, or should I let it just... Should I stop my test, or should I let it just complete so that everything it misses can be known? Am I right in thinking that all results are delivered in mod M order? The last thing printed was...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-20, 14:21 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil Sounds excellent! I've just started it on a known... Sounds excellent! I've just started it on a known range that I ran with either my mark-I or mark-II code to check that the results are the same. Alas the chunks I was testing were multi-day on...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-19, 21:35 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil Yeah, that's close enough to the problem the... Yeah, that's close enough to the problem the olympiad video was about, which was made me realise this puzzle was just part of a family in the first place.
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-19, 21:25 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil Yup, that's what I've been running with most of... Yup, that's what I've been running with most of the time: // the square greater or equal to a^2+b^2, and its root uint64_t rt_ge_a2b2 = a + 1; ...
 Forum: Puzzles 2022-02-17, 21:58 Replies: 14 Views: 1,886 Posted By fatphil Simultaneously Square Sums of Mostly Squares Late last year I came up with this puzzle, but brute force and ignorance are now beginning to stall when it comes to finding solutions, so I thought perhaps you guys would like a stab: Find...
 Forum: Lounge 2022-02-17, 20:43 Replies: 118 Views: 10,430 Posted By fatphil rain rapid antigens invade Nevada anti rain rapid antigens invade Nevada anti
 Forum: Factoring 2010-06-23, 08:14 Replies: 1,870 Views: 231,472 Posted By fatphil I notice it's been 96 hours since the last... I notice it's been 96 hours since the last connect, so I presume everyone is off now. If that stays the case, I'll stick this machine in my pocket when I head over to Tallinn tomorrow evening. ...
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