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Three threes, or two twos? (Posted on 2003-12-09) Difficulty: 4 of 5
You can represent ANY positive integer n using only three twos by writing

n= -log2(log2(√√...√2))

where log2 is the logarithm base 2, and there are n square roots.

Can you manage to do the same (that is, represent all positive integers) using three THREEs instead? And by using only TWO twos?

See The Solution Submitted by Federico Kereki    
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  Subject Author Date
Some ThoughtsNice PuzzleK Sengupta2007-03-16 10:52:33
SolutionLook Ma, no numbers!e.g.2003-12-12 12:52:01
f(x) = x+1Brian Smith2003-12-09 15:43:35
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