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## 2009-11-14 »

**Sad moments in mathematics**

I can't seem to find any actual use in the fact that 32 is 2 to the power of 5. You'd think that since 2 and 5 are so much smaller than 32, and powers of 2 are so rare, that you could use this information to compress the representation somehow. But no.

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