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

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Re: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
Posted: Nov 24, 2012 3:30 AM
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"Poutnik" <poutnik@privacy.invalid> wrote in message
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> Existential Angst from fitcat@optonline.net
> posted Sat, 24 Nov 2012 03:14:21 -0500
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>>
>> 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
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