Program in linux to do LOTS of math (takes long time to complete)

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    Program in linux to do LOTS of math (takes long time to complete)

    I'm running redhat 9.0. Anyone know of a program that just does lots of math or something, to take a long time, that could be used for testing on multiple computers?

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    Look up the fractal generator contest. Those use plenty of math and take a while for large N. I know that *my* entries were written in standard C, so portability shouldn't be a problem.
    My best code is written with the delete key.

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    Then how'd you draw the fractals?
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    >Then how'd you draw the fractals?
    With the standard defined character set and text file I/O.
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