Little explorations with HP calculators (no Prime)

05222018, 03:03 AM
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RE: Little explorations with HP calculators (no Prime)
(05062018 06:13 AM)RMollov Wrote:(03272017 07:39 PM)Gerson W. Barbosa Wrote: Let's divide one of the righttriangles into four righttriangles (two with sides lengths equal to r and x and two with side lengths r and 1x) and a square with side r. Then it's area is Sorry for the late reply! I stopped following this thread since page 8 or 9, so I’ve completely missed your request. The next steps are simply the manual solution of the seconddegree equation using Baskhara’s formula: r = (4 + sqrt(4^2  4*8*(1)))/(2*8) ... r = (4 + sqrt(48))/16 ... r = (sqrt(3)  1)/4 Pier has provided a drawing that illustrates the solution. Gerson. 

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