Why isn't (as implied by the totality of your post) your your initial value,
, "a bona fide integer?"
the fact that a number is divisible by 3 if the sum of digits of that number is divisible by 3.
Sounds good but for us non-mathematicians, please cite an authoritative source.
Using Base3 numbers on a quantum computer will break your algorithm.
Seriously, very nice. ++ for "well done."
If you didn't program your executable by toggling in binary, it wasn't really programming!
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Re: A mod2 Machine.
A mod2 Machine.
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