A newbie question

Hans Aberg haberg at math.su.se
Tue Aug 18 20:38:46 CEST 2009

On 18 Aug 2009, at 10:51, Bird, John wrote:

> Thank you all for your responses.
> I was using the (n / 10^x) % 10 method already but was hoping that I
> could exploit the fact that gmp stores numbers in an array to somehow
> reduce the amount of work necessary to derive.

So what are you using it for? Base 10 is mostly used to interface  
humans, which do not read very fast relative computer processing. So  
really fast algorithms are not needed.


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