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Problem 1071. Next Lower Power of B

Created by @bmtran

Given a number n and a base B greater than 1, return the lowest integer power of B that is less than or equal to n.

Example:

    B = 4;
    n = 53;
    npb = lastpowb(B,n);

outputs

    npb = 2

See also: nextpow2, nextpowb

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43 correct solutions 22 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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