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Russian Peasant Multiplication / was question on how to do this

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  • From: Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2013 04:54:30 -0400 (EDT)
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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 :)




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