# IsNthBinRoot ( Number ; Factor )

Calculates whether a number is a binary positional number, i.e., 001 is the first binary position, 010 (2) is the second binary position, 100 (4) is the third binary position, etc..

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IsNthBinRoot ( 11 ; "" )

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IsNthBinRoot ( Number ; Factor ) Factor is initially an empty set "". Calculates whether a number is a binary positional number, i.e., 001 is the first binary position, 010 (2) is the second binary position, 100 (4) is the third binary position, etc.. All numbers that do not represent a binary position return zero ('0'). DEPENDENCY FUNCTION: 'IsNthRootNumToBin (decNumber ; binary )' This dependent function is comment included at the end of this function for your convenience.

## Comments

Erich, Germany Aug 15, 2012 |
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What about: let( [ lb=if(Number;lg(Number);1,3) ]; if(lb = int(lb);1+lb;0) ) It's much shorter. |
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