### Abstract

We positively answer a question raised by the first author and prove that, for 1≤a ≤ 11, the sequence {n : ℓ _{12}(n!) = a} has an asymptotic density, which is 1=2 if a = 4 or a = 8 and 0 otherwise; here ℓ _{b}(m) denotes the least nonzero digit of m in base.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 395-400 |

Number of pages | 6 |

Journal | Publicationes Mathematicae |

Volume | 79 |

Issue number | 3-4 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - dec. 1 2011 |

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Mathematics(all)

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## Cite this

Deshouillers, J. M., & Ruzsa, I. Z. (2011). The least nonzero digit of n! in base 12.

*Publicationes Mathematicae*,*79*(3-4), 395-400. https://doi.org/10.5486/PMD.2011.5169