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Number bases: Range of bases and searching for a number base

Posted 10 years ago

Dear all,

I know how to convert numbers from one base to another in Wolfram|Alpha, e.g. "123456789_10 to base 2". But I have not found a way to successfully tell WA the following tasks/questions:

  • Convert 123456789_10 to all bases from 2 to 45
  • Calculate the base x so that 10010 is 83x

Kind regards,


POSTED BY: Franz Strohmeier

That latter could be something like solve 83=x^4+x or solve 10010=8x+3 depending on which you intended as the decimal and which the base-x numeral.

POSTED BY: Daniel Lichtblau
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