Thursday, December 13, 2007

'Mathlete' Smashes Human Calculation Record

The world's fastest human calculator on Tuesday broke his own record for working out a 200-digit number using nothing but brain power to produce the answer in just over 70 seconds.

Alexis Lemaire, a 27-year-old Frenchman, correctly calculated the 13th root of a random 200-digit number from a possible 393 trillion answers.

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1 comment:

SK19 said...

Hi Bassam,

Thanks for the note about your updated site. Looking good! I've updated my links on sk19math.blogspot.com to send people to your new address. :)

Cheers!
Shaun