Let p_1 = 2, and for all n > 0, and p_n+1 = 2^(p_n) - 1.

Estimate the number of digits in p_n in terms of n.

- May 17th 2010, 11:02 PMSmithEstimate the number of digits in p_n where p_n+1 = 2^(p_n) - 1
Let p_1 = 2, and for all n > 0, and p_n+1 = 2^(p_n) - 1.

Estimate the number of digits in p_n in terms of n.