A Recursive Behavior of Words in Different Languages

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Count the letters in a word, obtaining a number. Count the letters in the word representing that number, obtaining a number, and repeat.


This Demonstration examines this behavior for 52 languages.

For all languages examined, a fixed single number or a fixed series of numbers is obtained.


Contributed by: John Campbell (March 2015)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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