Consider the following expression. 16313107343153908912074032799466965289077771751767944648966669091376847859711382649033004075188224 This is a 98 decimal digit number. This can be represented as ...
Is there a general formula to calculate the n-th digit of any big number?
Probably a proof (if any exist) that calls upon Knuth's up-arrow notation or Busy Beaver.
I'm facing a practical problem where I've calculated a formula that, with the help of some programming, can bring me to my final answer. However, the numbers involved are so big that it takes ages to ...
I need to calculate all the numbers in a certain row of Pascal's triangle. Obviously, this is easy to do with combinatorics. However, what do you do when you need to estimate all the numbers in, say, ...
Mathematicians, and esp. number theorists, are used to working with big numbers. I have noted on several occasions that lots of people don't have a clear understanding of big numbers as far as the ...