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Two items to get sqrt of 2 (Posted on 2016-07-19) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Evaluate an approximate value of sqrt(2), using a sneaker and a stopwatch only.

Source: Mark Levi's "Why Cats Land On Their Feet?"

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Question re(3): another way(s).....how to walk? Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to re(2): another way(s) by Jer)

GRAVITY: using different ratios of heights:       ok,

PENULUM: different ratios of     strings:       ok,

 WALKING:   other right triangle:  please try for sqrt(3) -not so simple! 

sqrt(11)?  - even less!


Edited on July 27, 2016, 9:30 am
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2016-07-27 09:26:30

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