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Topic: Don't Bogart that Square Root of 2
Replies: 2   Last Post: Oct 5, 2017 6:32 PM

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 KBH Posts: 198 Registered: 3/14/10
Re: Don't Bogart that Square Root of 2
Posted: Oct 5, 2017 6:32 PM

> Then continuing to the operational goal:
>
> C as the Diagonal^2 or as any value
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> Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/2) * 1.414214...
> Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/4) * 1.414214^2
> Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/8) * 1.414214^3
> .
> .
> .

or

Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/2) * 1.414214...
Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/4) * 2
Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/8) * 2 * 1.414214...
Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/16) * 4
Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/32) * 4 * 1.414214...
Square Root of C = Square Root of (C/64) * 8
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It began as transforming a right triangle to square legs while holding the diagonal length.

Then it just becomes a basic operation of

Square Root of C = Square Root of (C*x) * (1/Square Root of x) .

The square root of 2 makes a table of values:

Square Root of 2 = 1.414214...
Square Root of 8 = 2 * 1.414214...
Square Root of 32 = 4 * 1.414214...
Square Root of 128 = 8 * 1.414214...

But square foundations have been dated at about 10,000 years ago and so the square root of 2 was probably measured and used.

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