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Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
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Dec 4, 2012 8:33 AM




Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted:
Dec 4, 2012 8:33 AM


In article <50BB4E4D.2F45@mindspring.com>, pete <pfiland@mindspring.com> writes: >Existential Angst wrote:
>> 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??
Wow. That's incredible. <http://www.helpalgebra.com/articles/rationalizedenominator.htm>
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