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a) is easy, b) is not (Posted on 2011-02-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
1, 2, 4, 8, 1, 3, 6, 1 ... is a non-cyclic series where a(n) represents the leading digit of 2^n.

a) How many ones are there within the first 3000 members?
b) Same question for a digit d, other than digit one.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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  Subject Author Date
My error - why we disagree on part 1Jer2011-02-19 17:57:58
Not an approximation?Steve Herman2011-02-19 15:47:20
re: Old-fogey logic (spoiler)broll2011-02-19 02:43:29
Solution2 computer waysCharlie2011-02-18 18:39:55
solution to b from OEISxdog2011-02-18 17:54:39
Why a) is easy...Jer2011-02-18 16:51:57
Some ThoughtsOld-fogey logic (spoiler)Steve Herman2011-02-18 14:00:31
Some Thoughtsapproximation (spoiler)Steve Herman2011-02-18 13:37:33
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