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# Template:Sequence of the Day for December 8

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Intended for: **December 8, 2012**

## Timetable

- First draft entered by Alonso del Arte on
**December 7, 2011**✓ - Draft reviewed by Daniel Forgues on
**December 8, 2011**✓ - Draft approved by Alonso del Arte on
**November 5, 2012**✓

Yesterday's SOTD * Tomorrow's SOTD |

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√ 8 |

- 2.8284271247461900976...

This is the second Lagrange number, used in the Hurwitz irrational number theorem to obtain very good rational approximations of irrational numbers other than multiples of the golden ratio.