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Topic: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
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pete

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Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted: Dec 2, 2012 7:49 AM
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Existential Angst wrote:
>
> 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??



Take sq rt of N, to as many places as poss..
Then take recip. What do you see?
For the calculationally lazy:
(1 / sq rt of N) = (sq rt of N) / N !!!!
Weird coincidence? Predictable??

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pete



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