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Persistence of a number

The persistence of a number \$x = d_1d_2d_3...d_n\$, with \$d_1 \ne 0\$, under some function \$f : \mathbb N_0 \times \mathbb N_0 \to \mathbb N_0\$ is defined as the number of applications of \$f\$ to ...