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Estimate logarithm quickly
08-23-2021, 06:44 AM
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(08-21-2021 03:39 PM)Albert Chan Wrote:  Estimate logorithm quickly, with tiny errors.
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Both extreme happened to be convergents of log2(3)

C:\> spigot -C log(3)/log(2) | head
1/1
2/1
3/2
8/5
19/12
65/41
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Just to note, this is Simon Tatham's arbitrary-precision spigot calculator, which deals in continued fractions as well as decimals:
https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgta...html#cfrac
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Estimate logarithm quickly - Albert Chan - 08-21-2021, 03:39 PM
RE: Estimate logarithm quickly - trojdor - 08-21-2021, 06:31 PM
RE: Estimate logarithm quickly - EdS2 - 08-23-2021 06:44 AM
RE: Estimate logarithm quickly - klesl - 04-26-2022, 05:52 PM
RE: Estimate logarithm quickly - vaklaff - 04-28-2022, 04:33 PM
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