[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] Time

Matt Sicker boards at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 15:29:00 BST 2006


On Sunday 10 September 2006 09:17 am, Matt Sicker wrote:
> On Sunday 10 September 2006 06:44 am, Bruce Cowan wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-09-10 at 10:40 +0100, Dan Bishop wrote:
> > > Divide your 12 sweets between 5 people...
> >
> > The Babylonians used a number system with a base of sixty.  This is
> > because you can divide it by 1,2,3,4,5,6,10,12,15,20 and 30.  60 is
> > the smallest number with 12 divisors.
> > --
> > Bruce Cowan <https://launchpad.net/people/bruce89>
>
> Dude, everyone knows that you should use 2^8 * 3^8 * 5^8 * 7^8 * 11^8
> * 13^8 * 17^8 (approx. 4.61353722 × 10^45); at least that way you get
> a ton of divisors and nobody can complain!! ;p
Oh, here we go, that's equal to:
4 613 537 219 562 339 557 714 864 975 173 577 840 100 000 000
(or 4.6135372195623395577148649751735778401e45 in case I got the zeros 
wrong).

Gotta love SpeedCrunch.
-- 
Matt Sicker
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