Calculate 200^300 with SOLVE
03-01-2016, 02:25 PM (This post was last modified: 03-01-2016 02:33 PM by Gerson W. Barbosa.)
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 Gerson W. Barbosa Senior Member Posts: 1,454 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: Calculate 200^300 with SOLVE
(03-01-2016 06:18 AM)Steve Simpkin Wrote:  The TI-89 tops out at around 614 digits for an exact results answer so 200^300 returns 2.03704E690 on my emulator.

On the HP 50g, exact mode on:

20370359763344860862684456884093781610514683936659362506361404493543812997633367​0618339737600000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​0000000000000000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​0000000000000000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​0000000000000000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​0000000000000000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​0000000000000000000
00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​00000000000000000

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The maximum number of digits is limited by available memory, I think.

P.S.: This confirms Tugdual's post above, which I hadn't read yet. The HP-49G was the first HP calculator to be able to solve this, by the way.
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