Poutnik
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Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted:
Nov 24, 2012 3:19 AM


Existential Angst from fitcat@optonline.net 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)
 Poutnik
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