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Forum## Problem of the Week 991## Yet Another Problem on the Digits of n!For positive integers b and n, let Z(b,n) be the number of trailing zeros when n! is written in base b. Find an integer b so that the limit of n/Z(b,n) as n goes to infinity is 991. Crux Math, April 2003, Problem 2729, posed by Vaclav Konecny, solved by Natalio Guersenvaig. © Copyright 2003 Stan Wagon. Reproduced with permission. |

30 September 2003