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Wieferich Primes and Period Length for the Expansion of Fractions

The authors consider expansions of rationals to any base \(b\), with special attention to inverses of Wieferich primes.

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3478
MSC Codes: 
97F40
Author(s): 
Gene Garza (University of Montevallo) and Jeff Young (University of Montevallo)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 29, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2004
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Numbers and Computation
Number Concepts
Rational Numbers
Topic(s): 
Numbers With Special Forms or Properties, Base Representation and Decimal Expansion
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4.3 Number Theory
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