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Pythagoras' constant

You cannot write 2 as a quotient of two integers.



It is an irrational number. For simple use you can of course take an approximation with the fraction

but nowadays, everyone has a calculator, which is just as easy.



In the pythagorean school this was regarded as a proof of demonstation, that integers are not qualified to describe the real world.

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