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#1 BMAD

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:49 PM

Evaluate the following expression

 

sqrt(2+sqrt(2+sqrt(2+sqrt(2+... repeating forever.

 


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#2 BobbyGo

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:18 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:32 PM

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correct. Care to explain your solution?


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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:03 PM

 

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correct. Care to explain your solution?

 

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:34 PM

Spoiler for lol, well here's a possible approach


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:44 AM

Spoiler for lol, well here's a possible approach

I hope you're not intimating that -1 is also a solution!


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:46 AM

 

Spoiler for lol, well here's a possible approach

I hope you're not intimating that -1 is also a solution!

 

nice work, but clearly -1 is a false solution and should be disregarded as such leaving only 2


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:50 AM

Spoiler for solution


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