[seqfan] Re: Niven-Harshad english numbers
Eric.Angelini at kntv.be
Fri Mar 13 19:32:38 CET 2009
I was not making a Gallup upon beauty or ugliness -- just asking:
>>> is there already a list of numbers spelled in english (...)
De : franktaw at netscape.net [mailto:franktaw at netscape.net]
Envoyé : vendredi 13 mars 2009 19:29
À : maximilian.hasler at gmail.com; Eric Angelini; seqfan at list.seqfan.eu
Cc : njas at research.att.com
Objet : Re: [seqfan] Re: Niven-Harshad english numbers
No, that doesn't work -- any initial "A" would be lost.
Two viable approaches in the database are base 27, with blank = 0 --
A072959; and base 36 -- A072922.
Incidentally, A110971 is essentially the same as A072959; these should
Franklin T. Adams-Watters
From: Maximilian Hasler <maximilian.hasler at gmail.com>
(sorry: A=0, B=1,... I was misled by the original suggestion, but the
digit with lowest value must of course represent 0.)
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Maximilian Hasler
<maximilian.hasler at gmail.com> wrote:
> The analogue of Niven (or Harshad) numbers
> would be to consider TEN as number written in base 26
> i.e. T*26^2+E*26+N
> where A=1, B=2,...
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 1:50 PM, <franktaw at netscape.net> wrote:
>> Ugly, ugly, ugly.
>> Sorry, but it is. There are so many arbitrary features here.
>> aside that this is both a "base" and a "word" sequence, why does
>> 20,5,14 become 20514 instead of 200514 or (20*26+5)*26+14? (Your
>> you can't tell the difference between "ACE" and "ME" -- both are
>> Franklin T. Adams-Watters
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Eric Angelini <Eric.Angelini at kntv.be>
>> Hello SeqFan,
>> is there already a list of numbers spelled in english
>> which would kind of obey
>> For instance T E N is divisible by T+E+N in this way:
>> 20 5 14 / 20+5+14
>> 20514 / 39 = 526
>> (letters are replaced by their rank in the alphabet)
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