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Re: count zeros in a number


On 2011-10-05 01:14:15 -0700, Richard Fateman said:
> Proof that it is esoteric?  All the previous posters (me too) were
> unaware of it.

I posted its use about five replies in.

However for some reason I only considered its use with prime numbers to 
get the exponent of that prime in the integer's factorization (a sort 
of selective FactorInteger).  So my solution used the function twice 
(on 2 and 5) when it didn't have to.

Mark



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