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Topic: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
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Wally W.

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Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted: Nov 24, 2012 3:37 PM
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On Sat, 24 Nov 2012 03:30:59 -0500, Existential Angst wrote:

>"Poutnik" <poutnik@privacy.invalid> wrote in message
>news:MPG.2b1aa189ee43e121b7f@news.eternal-september.org...

>>
>> 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)

>
>Hmmm..... I guess my hunt for my own theorem will continue....
>Heh, but you know what?? I'll bet half the assholes here didn't catch
>this.... lol


Apparently, you didn't catch it.

Would you like to revise your description of those who didn't?




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