Evaluate an approximate value of sqrt(2), using a sneaker and a stopwatch only.
Source: Mark Levi's "Why Cats Land On Their Feet?"
(In reply to re(2): another way(s)
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