2020 AMC 10B Problems/Problem 12
Problem
The decimal representation ofconsists of a string of zeros after the decimal point, followed by a and then several more digits. How many zeros are in that initial string of zeros after the decimal point?
Solution 1
Now we do some estimation. Notice that , which means that is a little more than . Multiplying it with , we get that the denominator is about . Notice that when we divide by an digit number, there are zeros before the first nonzero digit. This means that when we divide by the digit integer , there are zeros in the initial string after the decimal point. -PCChess
Solution 2
First rewrite as . Then, we know that when we write this in decimal form, there will be 40 digits after the decimal point. Therefore, we just have to find the number of digits in .
and memming (alternatively use the fact that ), $\floor{20\log{5}}+1=\floor{20\cdot0.69}+1=13+1=14$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Undefined control sequence.) digits.
Our answer is .
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