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**Jaspers****Member**- Registered: 2019-05-24
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Without using a calculator, prove that

No calculators, please. Well, you can’t use a calculator anyway; that value is irrational so a calculator won’t give you the exact result.

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi,

Are you posting a puzzle? You ought to post in 'Games and Puzzles' topic, not 'Help me' topic.

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**Jaspers****Member**- Registered: 2019-05-24
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Can you move this thread to that section? Thanks.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Jaspers

Welcome to the forum.

Nice problem. Had an idea but kept messing up the algebra. Here's my final version:

Bob

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**Jaspers****Member**- Registered: 2019-05-24
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Thanks Bob!

My solution is entirely non-geometric.

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