Math::NumSeq::HappyNumbers -- reaching 1 under repeated sum of squares of digits
use Math::NumSeq::HappyNumbers; my $seq = Math::NumSeq::HappyNumbers->new; my ($i, $value) = $seq->next;
This sequence is the happy numbers 1,7,10,13,19,23,etc, which are the numbers eventually reaching 1 on repeatedly taking the sum of the squares of the digits.
For example 23 is a happy number because the sum of squares of its digits (ie. 2 and 3) is 2*2+3*3=13, then the same sum of squares again 1*1+3*3=10, then 1*1+0*0=1 reaches 1.
In decimal it can be shown that for a non-zero starting point this procedure always reaches either 1 or the cycle 4,16,37,58,89,145,42,20. The values which reach 1 are called happy numbers.
radix parameter can select a base other than decimal. Base 2 and base 4 are not very interesting since for them every number except 0 is happy.
See "FUNCTIONS" in Math::NumSeq for behaviour common to all sequence classes.
$seq = Math::NumSeq::HappyNumbers->new ()
$seq = Math::NumSeq::HappyNumbers->new (radix => $r)
Create and return a new sequence object.
$bool = $seq->pred($value)
Return true if
$valueis a happy number, meaning repeated sum of squares of its digits reaches 1.
Copyright 2011, 2012 Kevin Ryde
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