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9/5/2014 3:24:02 PM Posted: 3 years ago CAN A COMPUTER SOLVE 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 1o X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 10 X 10 X 10 WITHOUT BLOWING UP?

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9/5/2014 5:59:19 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 9/5/2014 3:24:02 PM, Jedi4 wrote: 10 to the power of 394 did it in my head 
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9/7/2014 1:06:25 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 9/5/2014 3:24:02 PM, Jedi4 wrote: Computers do exponents without bursting into flames all the time, so your computer will be fine. The worst thing that can happen is that your computer might crash if it is really slow, but most modern computers can do huge exponents. :) My political compass: Economic Left/Right: 1.00 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 2.82 1 square right of Nelson Mandela, 2 squares down from Francois Hollande 
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9/7/2014 7:21:21 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 9/7/2014 1:06:25 PM, jh1234l wrote:At 9/5/2014 3:24:02 PM, Jedi4 wrote: You don't need a computer to answer this. Just count the tens and add that many zeros to the number 10 
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9/8/2014 1:32:28 PM Posted: 3 years ago A computer using 64bits in the IEEE standard format cannot represent 10^394. Wikipedia says:
"The 11 bit width of the exponent allows the representation of numbers with a decimal exponent between 10^308 and 10^308, with full 1517 decimal digits precision. By compromising precision, subnormal representation allows values smaller than 10^323." However, a program using it's own format for keeping track of all the digits can be written to solve the math problem posed. For example, a computer has computed the first 5 trillion digits of pi. The limit is the amount of computer time. 
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9/22/2014 3:00:14 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 9/8/2014 1:32:28 PM, RoyLatham wrote:interesting. But I don't think the computer can solve the full equation. Even Wolframalpha crashes from trying to solve Jedi's full equation. Equestrian election http://www.debate.org... This House would impose democracy http://www.debate.org... Reign of Terror is unjustified http://www.debate.org... Raise min. wage to $10.10 http://www.debate.org... 
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9/23/2014 1:22:54 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 9/22/2014 3:00:14 PM, 9spaceking wrote:At 9/8/2014 1:32:28 PM, RoyLatham wrote:interesting. But I don't think the computer can solve the full equation. Even Wolframalpha crashes from trying to solve Jedi's full equation. How can it be that a computer can compute pi to five trillion digits, but be unable to keep track of a mere 394 digits? Nah, it's not a problem. Computers can always fail if they are not programmed correctly, but this problem is easy to program. 