Re: mathematica 4.0, base forms

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg28961] Re: mathematica 4.0, base forms*From*: Ignacio Rodriguez <ignacio at sgirmn.pluri.ucm.es>*Date*: Wed, 23 May 2001 01:54:28 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: UCM*References*: <9ea6g1$4so@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

To write numbers in different bases, try IntegerDigits and RealDigits. They are explained in sec 3.1.3 of the Mathematica Book. For example: IntegerDigits[3215,100]->{32,15} Wolfram Oehler wrote: > Hello, > does anyone know how to extend Mathematica 4.0's > capabilities of calculating in 36 numerical bases to > any number base beyond? In general the numbers 0-9 and > letters a-z yield 36 numerical expressions and that's > it. To move beyond, instead of attributing 'a' to 10, > 'b' to 11 and so on, it should be possible to assign > these decimal expressions directly to enable quick > conversion of any given number into any number base in > question, let's say base 37,38,52 etc. > Any assistance is highly appreciated. Thank you all. > -Wolfram Oehler- > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Auctions - buy the things you want at great prices > http://auctions.yahoo.com/ -- Ignacio Rodriguez Ramirez de Arellano Unidad de RMN Universidad Complutense Paseo Juan XXIII, 1 Madrid 28040, Spain Tel. 34-91-394-3288 Fax 34-91-394-3245 e-mail: ignacio at sgirmn.pluri.ucm.es