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Is there an algorithm for choosing a base where a given digit of a given number appears the most times, that works better then trial and error? (see also this)

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If you aren't picky, choosing base 1 or some irrational base will likely work. I don't think you should invent a term like "oneier" though. Gerhard "Inventing Words Is Sorta Fun" Paseman, 2013.02.02 –  Gerhard Paseman Feb 2 '13 at 16:40

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