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 From: Doug Stewart Subject: Re: Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 08:45:06 -0400

On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 6:36 AM, Jonathan Camilleri wrote:
When I type sqrt(3) and sqrt(99) I do not get the same result as https://www.mathsisfun.com/irrational-numbers.html, is there some function which allows me to view the mathematical proof of the square root function for irrational numbers?

Sorry just an idiosyncratic question.

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Jonathan Camilleri

If you want to have some fun and see more digits, then  try the symbolic package like this:

digits(100)
a3=vpa(3)
a99=vpa(99)
sq3=sqrt(a3)
sq99=sqrt(a99)

a3 = (sym)

3.0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
00000000

a99 = (sym)

99.000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
00000000

sq3 = (sym)

1.7320508075688772935274463415058723669428052538103806280558069794519330169088000370811461867
57248576

sq99 = (sym)

9.9498743710661995473447982100120600517812656367680607911760464383494539278271315401265301973
84871953