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#math trivia #255 solution

#math trivia for #September12: #255 is the largest 8-bit number. For what n does the largest n-bit number divide 255? Vice versa? — Burt Kaliski Jr. (@modulomathy) September 13, 2013 Only n-bit numbers for n ≤ 8 can possibly divide 255, so let’s consider the largest n-bit numbers for n from 1 to 8.  They … Continue reading