The Digit and digit symbols

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Digit has {b} ; b is the count of symbols
b is the base of the digit and is the symbol count

b symbols
1 0
2 0,1
3 0,1,2
...
The symbol count is necessary. The symbols can be any set of marks.
If you count and come to the end of the symbols you have, there are 3
choices:
1: give up
2: make another symbol
3: add another digit
If you add another digit you must have a carry mechanism and your digits make a polynomial in b.
It is easy to show that any multi digit number can be made into a single digit by choosing a new base that is old b to the digit power.

I make machines that do math. Anyone interested in this kind of stuff?
 

chroot

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Is that you, hlreed?

- Warren
 
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Hi Warren.
I thought you would get me.
 

chroot

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Originally posted by Digit
Hi Warren.
I thought you would get me.
Yes, I probably will.

- Warren
 

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