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Topic: Completing a square
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Peter Taylor

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Re: Completing a square
Posted: May 16, 2008 8:51 AM
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Yes. The square root of a perfect square always gives a "non compex number". 1.234 is a "non compex number" because 1.234 is simply an integer, 1234 / 100. pi / 2*pi is a "non compex number" = 1 / 2. pi * pi is a complex number, yet it is a perfect square. It is only a perfect square if one divides the result by pi, giving an integer. Note: since pi is undefined (can not be evaluated since its value goes indefinatly and can only be known if one lives forever), then an "integer representation is used, a symbol, pi (like an apple is an integer reprepresentation of an infintly complex object of cells))



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