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Probabilistic Repeatability Among Some Irrationals

by Robert Lacher (South Dakota State University) and Robert Schmidt (South Dakota State University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 1984

Subject classification(s): Numbers and Computation
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory

In the decimal expansion of an irrational square root, not all digits are equally likely to appear.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Number Theory | Irrationality
Number Theory | Numbers With Special Forms or Properties, Base Representation and Decimal Expansion
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