Date: Oct 31, 2013 11:01 PM
Author: Ben Bacarisse
Subject: Re: Find the perfect square closest to n(x), i just want the perfect square above or below no decimals. Can it be solved using geometry?

jonas.thornvall@gmail.com writes:
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> Actually Ben i have a similar that may be easier for you to follow,
> any square can be divided into 4 sub squares. And if we have a number
> we can find the 10^x above it and 10^x-1 below it.
>
> So 10^x is 1 now we can chose if we want 0 at real zero or zero at
> square 10^x-1 If we choose the later we close in faster. Now the area
> between the lesser and bigger square or if we use zero, can be
> described as a percentage ratio of the height.


Sorry, I can't make head nor tail of this.

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> The perfect square we find is subtracted from our number and now we
> work same approach for this smaller square. This is repeated until the
> full number is encoded to a series of squares + a small integer less
> then 4.


Yes, this bit I've understood, but why? What's the point of doing this?

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Ben.