1. bookVolume 9 (2022): Issue 16 (June 2022)
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Lagrange was Wrong, Pascal was Right

Published Online: 14 Jun 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 9 (2022) - Issue 16 (June 2022)
Page range: 55 - 64
Journal Details
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Journal
eISSN
2182-1976
First Published
16 Apr 2016
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In this paper we compare the efficiency of the decimal system to the efficiency of different mixed radix representations. We use as a starting point for our study the duodecimal systems suggested by Pascal and the Maya “Long Count” system. Using the quality index we experimentally show that two slight deviations from the duodecimal system are more efficient than the previous two systems and also than the decimal system.

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