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Math Question

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Resurrection_Joe, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. Resurrection_Joe

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    What is the number of total end products of a sting of 480,000 factors of X, each with 256 different states?

    E.G.: X=(1-256) 480,000 times in a row
     
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    seven???
     
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    256^(480000)

    I win.
     
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    256 ^ 480000

    a big god damn number.

    edit: i lose =(
     
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    You two just cancelled each other out...I win.
     
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    No, you lose, you always have lost, and you always will lose
     
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    Sorry...seven is the answer as far as you know....I win again.
     
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    You win another check on your "things I've lost" list
     
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    Your mother
     
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    My mother? Yes, she pities you and your inabillity to win
     
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    Wow,...look at the time. I must rise at the 30 of the five...tomorrow will suck the most.
     
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    What a girl!
     
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    You wish...I'm 1/64th japanese you know???!!!
     
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    I haven't stretched my geek muscle in a while. Using a sample of 32 values to observe a pattern, I've estimated the number of digits in the answer.

    1.152 million digits. Remember, not the VALUE of the answer, just the number of digits.
     
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    Fancy! Just enough for me not to care!
     
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    It was just a question that was posed by someone else back in the day

    I figure that's the number of greyscale 800x600 pictures possible, and therefore, everything

    Hrmm...... 16 shade greyscale!
     
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    16 shade greyscale, 10x10 picture...

    2582249878086908589655919172003011874329705792829223512830659356540647622016841194629645353280137831435903171972747493376 possibilities.

    Edit: yes, thats the real answer.
     
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    Damn it, I though I could build myself an anything generator!
     
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    You can build an 'anything' generator, just not an 'everything' generator. An anything generator would just make one picture, thats easy enough to do.
     

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