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Topic: Math trick? Angst's Theorem??
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Michael Stemper

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