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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

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The generalized serial test applied to expansions of some irrational square roots in various bases
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by W. A. Beyer, N. Metropolis and J. R. Neergaard PDF
Math. Comp. 24 (1970), 745-747 Request permission


A brief summary is given of the application of the generalized serial test for randomness to the digits of irrational $\surd n$ in bases $t$ where $2 \leqq n,t \leqq 15$. The results are consistent, except for a few aberrations, with the hypothesis of randomness of the digits.
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  • © Copyright 1970 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 24 (1970), 745-747
  • MSC: Primary 65.15
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  • MathSciNet review: 0273773