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Counting digits (Posted on 2003-02-20) Difficulty: 3 of 5
How many digits are there in 2^1000 (2 to the power of 1000)?

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Solution Puzzle Solution With Explqanation | Comment 23 of 24 |
(In reply to answer by K Sengupta)

Log_10 (2^1000)
= 1000*Log_10(2)
= 1000*0.30102999566
=301.02999566

Thus,

301< Log_10 (2^1000)< 302
Or, 10^301 < 2^1000 < 10^302

Thus, 2^1000 has precisely 302 digits.


  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-05-13 12:40:13
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