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## #76 2014-06-21 07:34:34

anonimnystefy
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### Re: bases

Hm?

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## #77 2014-06-21 10:13:51

cooljackiec
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### Re: bases

Ok, so that 0.251 thing was correct. and the answer is 30 for the sum of the squares of the digit thing.

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## #78 2014-06-25 08:20:08

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### Re: bases

The harmonic mean of two positive numbers is the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of their reciprocals. For how many ordered pairs of positive integers (x, y) with x < y is the harmonic mean equal to 6^{20}?

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## #79 2014-06-25 11:03:20

bobbym
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### Re: bases

Hi cooljackiec;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #80 2014-06-26 04:25:47

cooljackiec
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### Re: bases

Thanks, this doesn't exactly relate to bases, but:

Find all positive integers n such that

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## #81 2014-06-26 12:44:52

bobbym
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### Re: bases

Hi cooljackiec;

I have several different definitions of those operators, what is yours?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #82 2014-06-27 04:44:37

cooljackiec
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### Re: bases

is the number of integers, less than or equal to n, that are relatively prime to n.
is the number of divisors of n

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