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#1 2006-07-03 21:15:08

John E. Franklin
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√51

Do the  (sqrt)  √51 on your calculator and what do you notice??


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#2 2006-07-03 23:40:59

Ricky
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Re: √51

51: 7.1414284285428499979993998113673
2: 1.4142135623730950488016887242097

Pretty close, but it would have been a really good find if they were exact for 10 digits or so.


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#3 2006-07-05 06:06:41

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Re: √51

But if we were in base-100, then only 5 digits would be a great find!!


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