# number base 27. Duck roosevelt.

Fri May 2 14:18:12 CEST 2003

```Dear editor,
DomPost, MeNZed, seqfans, nzpca, nzmm

The word
?sabbath

can be converted to a 10-digit number.

E.g. decimal number 123 stands for 1*100+ 2*10 +3.
One hundreds plus two tens plus 3 units. Place value notation.

Words use base 27 place value notation
with letters A to Z representing digits 1 to 26.

s/ 19 th letter 19  base 27
a/ 1 th letter 514  base 27 = 19*27 +1,  etc.
b/ 2 th letter 13880  base 27 = S*27^2 +A*27 + B.

b/ 2 th letter 374762  base 27
a/ 1 th letter 10118575  base 27
t/ 20 th letter 273201545  base 27
h/ 8 th letter 7376441723  base 27

"sabbath"(base 27 = 7.376E9    ****billion
"sabbath"(base 27 = 7376441723 ****
[
[  PROCtest.  for numbers larger than BASIC INTEger limit
[  = 2^ 32.7802779051575683
[  PROCf(X%)  PROCf(X%)  REM last factor     693731
[   complete.

Factorise.

"sabbath"(base 27..=7376441723= 7*7*7*31*693731*all
Time speed,  sec = 0.13

It contains the factor 7 (week) 3 times
and the prime factor 31 (month) once, etc.

(factor credit card numbers.  **continued fraction? method  2^52=4.5E15)

my file > *ram.sumryfact.creditcd1..  Fri,02 May 2003.23:01:02
by don.mcdonald.pgm.c241Q. BBC Basic64.Risc os.Acorn Archimedes comp 1990.

== LETTER values : C,A,T = 03,01,20. (BASE 100, Altern. base 27, keypad)
(prob) -- #formula,--  value, --   FACTORS -- ,  (centiseconds).
---
/        /                   \                  \                  \

2  60037*60041^2 ? example..=216428682962197= 60037*60041*60041*all 10s.

36  "sabbath"(base 27..=7376441723= 7*7*7*31*693731*all 13cs
37  "auckland"(base 27..=18645313351= 7*7*31*31*395959*all 12cs
38  "saturday"(base 27..=199432627009= 7*11*11*23*10237289*all 29cs

Possum Bourne car.. (ROJ?)  "2.54" centimetres = 1 inch.
Australasian rally driver, died 30.4.2003.

44  2312 XM..=2312= 2^3*17*17*all 4cs  registration license plate XM 2312.
45  2512 xmas..=2512= 2^4*157*all 4cs

Raised to a power , ^
times,  *.

46  33642 The duck eaten at legendary Tour d'Argent
Paris restaurant by former United States President
Theodore Roosevelt..=33642= 2*3*3*3*7*89*all 5cs

47  253652 The duck number eaten by
Charlie Chaplin..=253652= 2^2*7*9059*all 5cs

DominionPost newspaper,  1-5-2003.  INL, www.stuff.co.nz
Independent Newspapers Ltd.

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enter WORD (non-alpha chars not signif.) ,
max 11x CAP letters ( base 27

the word
?sabbath

can be converted to a 10-digit number.

"sabbath"(base 27 = 7.376E9    ****
"sabbath"(base 27 = 7376441723 ****

"sabbath"(base 27..=7376441723= 7*7*7*31*693731*all
Time speed,  sec = 0.13

e n d. prog c241Q  24.2.03   close *spool

Yours sincerely,

don.mcdonald
63-3 hutchison rd
WGTN 2
04  389  6820.

02.05.03  23:31

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