Applied and Computational Mathematics

Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2018

  • A Product-Based Binary Number System

    Jeffrey Uhlmann

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 217-218
    Received: Dec. 10, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2019
    Published: Jan. 28, 2019
    Abstract: The fundamental theorem of arithmetic says that every natural number greater than 1 is either a prime itself or can be factorized as a product of a unique multiset of primes. Every such integer can also be uniquely decomposed as a sum of powers of 2. In this note we point out that these facts can be combined to develop a binary number system which ... Show More