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Topic: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
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Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted: Nov 24, 2012 3:19 AM
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Existential Angst from
posted Sat, 24 Nov 2012 03:14:21 -0500

> Try this on a calculator/spreadsheet:
> Take sq rt of 10, to as many places as poss.. Then take recip. What do you
> see?
> For the calculationally lazy: 3.162277660168 --> .3162277660168... !!!!
> Weird coincidence? Predictable??
> Angst's Theorem??

Why to search for mystery ?

1/x = x / 10
1 = x^2 / 10
10 = x^2
x = sqrt(10)


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