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MattcAnderson
"Matthew Anderson"
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Nested Radicals
Hi again,
Wrote down (again) a nifty bit of mathematical trivia.
Let
sqrt(b+sqrt(c)) = sqrt(f)+sqrt(g)
and f<g
then
f = (b-sqrt(b^2-c))/2
and
g = (b+sqrt(b^2-c))/2.
I worked it out and checked with an example.
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