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Hmm,

Do you have a hint?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Say:

10^x=9^9^9

Take the common log of both sides.

Can you finish now?

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That will help you get the number of digits in 9^9^9. But, gAr has already done that

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, that will get you the front digits.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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Does the answer start with 428... ?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The front digits are 325460436031586856...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is not correct.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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Is post 30 correct?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, post 30 is correct. Sorry, I did not see it.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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I think anonymnistefy has taken the log on e that is why he is getting it wrong

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, you need to take the common log else you can not get x by itself!

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ah, that's true. I forgot Log[x] was ln(x).

Here it is: 428124773175747048036987115931...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Yes, that is correct. Very good!

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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*than

Okay, Will the person below please shed light on the easier method?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Maxima can do it offhand and so can Alpha!

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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How?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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That does not explain how it is done in Maxima?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Have you just tried entering it as a floating point number?

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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I do not know how to do anything with Maxima at all except to look at the manual and call functions

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, then you have done well enough.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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