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Topic: Is there an algorithm that i can use to form the set describing the
sqrt of every consecutive natural?

Replies: 13   Last Post: Apr 9, 2013 3:19 AM

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 JT Posts: 1,388 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: Is there an algorithm that i can use to form the set describing
the sqrt of every consecutive natural?

Posted: Apr 8, 2013 9:58 AM

On 8 Apr, 15:54, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 Apr, 15:08, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On 8 Apr, 14:48, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > On 8 Apr, 13:25, KBH <emptyp...@hotmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > I'll bite:
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> > > > It's y = x^2 .
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> > > > Then the square roots are on the x-axis and the whole numbers are on the y-axis.
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> > > > However, the only points known are the plotting points. The intermediate points between the plotted points are only graphical.
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> > > Why would they be graphical? You try to say that 2,2 have no sqrt, of
> > > course it must have. This must be a continous function.

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> > A continues function over the reals?
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> Please bare with me here it was a long time since i did any math but i
> do not think it was the sqrt function i was thinking about, could i
> not write a function/algorithm describing y as the progression of the
> sqrt serie without the squareroot function?
> Where the function describe a progressional series as the difference
> between each sqrt?

So is there a graph function describing the difference between each
square?

Date Subject Author
4/8/13 JT
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4/8/13 KBH
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 JT
4/8/13 KBH
4/8/13 Brian Q. Hutchings
4/9/13 KBH