Re: Russian Peasant Multiplication / was question on how to do this
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- Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 00:49:22 -0400 (EDT)
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On Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:47:03 AM UTC-6, Richard Fateman wrote:
> Dave --
> 1. You should try to come up with a useful subject line
> in the future.
> 2. It is called Russian Peasant Multiplication (which you may
> find on Google).
> 3. There is no reason to believe that a procedural algorithm
> has a formula, but in this case I think the inverse is known
> as division :)
Bob, Thanks on that. I see the use of the floor function. This whole idea is trivial when one can use that. What I am trying to do is basically do the floor function as a linear equation. This is useful for pulling numbers apart. Like a number 13. How does one algebraically make it 1 and 3 or 10 and 3. Either.
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