128 or 96 bit integer types?

David H Wild dhwild at talktalk.net
Sat Jul 28 10:34:53 CEST 2007


In article <1185607142.096574.209200 at e16g2000pri.googlegroups.com>,
   mensanator at aol.com <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:
> For example, how many ways can you put 492 marbles into
> 264 ordered bins such that each bin has at least 1 marble?

> The answer

> 66189415264331559482776409694993032407028709677550
> 59629130019289014193777349831417543311612293951363
> 4124491233746912456893016976209252459301489030

> has 146 digits.

What on  earth made you think of that question?

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