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== Problem ==
 
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The increasing sequence <math>1,3,4,9,10,12,13\cdots</math> consists of all those positive integers which are powers of 3 or sums of distinct powers of 3. Find the <math>\displaystyle 100^{\mbox{th}}</math> term of this sequence.
 
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== See also ==
 
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* [[1986 AIME Problems]]
 
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Revision as of 19:02, 10 February 2007

Problem

The increasing sequence $1,3,4,9,10,12,13\cdots$ consists of all those positive integers which are powers of 3 or sums of distinct powers of 3. Find the $\displaystyle 100^{\mbox{th}}$ term of this sequence.

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See also

1986 AIME (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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