Note on the Frequency of Use of the Different Digits in Natural Numbers

  title={Note on the Frequency of Use of the Different Digits in Natural Numbers},
  author={Simon Newcomb},
  journal={American Journal of Mathematics},
  • S. Newcomb
  • Mathematics
  • American Journal of Mathematics

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  • Law
    Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance
  • 2020
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