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The Square Root of Two = 1.41421 35623 73095 ...

by Martin Gardner

Year of Award: 1998

Award: Trevor Evans

Publication Information: Math Horizons, April 1997, pp. 5-8

Summary: A discussion of the irrationality of the square root of 2.

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About the Author: (from Math Horizons, April (1997)) Martin Gardner (aka “Mr. Mathematical Games”) has written more than 60 books on mathematics, magic, Alice in Wonderland, and scores of other topics.


Subject classification(s): Index
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008