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 Mar 26, 2023
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Has anyone seen that notation before?    I haven't.

 

Maybe it just means to the power of ???

 

C(9) = 27

 

27^m=1

m=0

 Mar 27, 2023
edited by Melody  Mar 27, 2023
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I think it means you just keep putting the number you calculate back into the function until the result is 1.  i.e. C(9) = 28, C(28) = 14, C(14) = 7, ...etc.

Here is a short computer program that does the calculations:

 

Alan  Mar 27, 2023
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Thanks Alan    cool

Melody  Mar 28, 2023

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