General Mathematics


A Comment on the Collatz (3x+1) Conjecture

Authors: Stephen Moore

rThe stopping time of an integer X is the number of steps in a Collatz sequence which lead to an integer value less than X. This note details an algorithm for deriving X from a list of the steps in a stopping time sequence, thus inverting the operation.

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[v1] 2018-12-13 21:08:50

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