The mailboxes and calculator each contain three decimal digits
A participant in the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search found the largest known prime number, which runs to 4,053,946 decimal digits
Last month, computer scientist Yasumasa Kanada and his coworkers at the University of Tokyo Information Technology Center announced computing 206,158,430,000 decimal digits
of pi, surpassing their own previous world record of 51,539,600,000 digits (SN: 8/9/97, p.
Borwein and his coworkers are still hoping to uncover an expression that gives the decimal digits
of pi, but other mathematicians are pessimistic that such a formula will ever be found.
In our case we used 50 decimal digits
for the mantissa, which is in accordance with the number of decimal digits
employed in the computation of Gauss-Turan nodes.
The table shows the size of the plaintext in bits, the number of decimal digits
that can be encoded by the cipher, and the time to build the table in milliseconds.
Generally only six to nine significant decimal digits
will be accurate when using single-precision, floating-point numbers (storage type REAL [4 bytes] in Fortran) in computation (Sun Microsystems, Inc.
But in my opinion they would be more agreeable if their number of decimal digits
(their "length" in base-10 representation) were equal to N.
At a minimum, a truly readable alphanumeric code must represent 10 decimal digits
and 26 letters, or 36 items.
Preferred number of decimal digits
for DXA reporting:
for economic viability extended to 3 decimal places
Some of this can be checked using Excel, but students will have to widen the cell width to reveal the first 14 digits of the sequence obtained by increasing the number of decimal digits
in the Excel menu bar.