128 or 96 bit integer types?

David H Wild dhwild at talktalk.net
Sun Jul 29 22:15:22 CEST 2007


In article <1185735547.172823.20030 at x40g2000prg.googlegroups.com>,
   mensanator at aol.com <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:
> To actually answer you question, there is a known loop
> cycle in 3n+85085 for which p=492 and q=264. If there is
> one solution, there must be at leats 263 others (the
> cyclic permutations), but to brute force search for any
> others would require enumerating the answer to how many
> ways can 492 marbles be put in 264 bins such that each
> bin has at least 1 marble.

Thank you very much. I am awestruck.

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