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How can I have a method that calculates Ackermann Functions very fast?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

It would be extremely fast because the numbers grow very large, very quickly, so even with M you could only compute the first few.

For instance:

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Suppose I am interested in the last 4 digits of A(4,4)?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Then I'd either find a very fast and powerful computer or do a lot of number theory.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You can probably get the last 4 digits.

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