

A002194


Decimal expansion of sqrt(3).
(Formerly M4326 N1812)


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1, 7, 3, 2, 0, 5, 0, 8, 0, 7, 5, 6, 8, 8, 7, 7, 2, 9, 3, 5, 2, 7, 4, 4, 6, 3, 4, 1, 5, 0, 5, 8, 7, 2, 3, 6, 6, 9, 4, 2, 8, 0, 5, 2, 5, 3, 8, 1, 0, 3, 8, 0, 6, 2, 8, 0, 5, 5, 8, 0, 6, 9, 7, 9, 4, 5, 1, 9, 3, 3, 0, 1, 6, 9, 0, 8, 8, 0, 0, 0, 3, 7, 0, 8, 1, 1, 4, 6, 1, 8, 6, 7, 5, 7, 2, 4, 8, 5, 7, 5, 6, 7, 5, 6, 2, 6, 1, 4, 1, 4, 1, 5, 4
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

"The square root of 3, the 2nd number, after root 2, to be proved irrational, by Theodorus."
Length of a diagonal between any vertex of the unit cube and the one corresponding (opposite) vertex not part of the three faces meeting at the original vertex. (Diagonal is hypotenuse of a triangle with sides 1 and sqrt(2)). Hence the diameter of the sphere circumscribed around the unit cube; the ratio of the diameter of any sphere to the edge length of its inscribed cube.  Rick L. Shepherd, Jun 09 2005
The square root of 3 is the length of the minimal Yshaped (symmetrical) network linking three points unit distance apart.  Lekraj Beedassy, Apr 12 2006
Continued fraction expansion is 1 followed by {1, 2} repeated.  Harry J. Smith, Jun 01 2009
Ratio of base length to leg length in the isosceles "vampire" triangle, that is, the only isosceles triangle without reflection triangle. The product of cosines of the internal angles of a triangle with sides 1, 1 and sqrt(3) and all similar triangles is 3/8. Hence its reflection triangle is degenerate. See the link below.  Martin Janecke, May 09 2013
Half of the surface of regular octahedron with unit edge (A010469), and one fifth that of a regular icosahedron with unit edge (i.e., 2*A010527).  Stanislav Sykora, Nov 30 2013
Diameter of a sphere whose surface area equals 3*Pi. More generally, the square root of x is also the diameter of a sphere whose surface area equals x*Pi.  Omar E. Pol, Nov 11 2018
Sometimes called Theodorus's constant, after the ancient Greek mathematician Theodorus of Cyrene (5th century BC).  Amiram Eldar, Apr 02 2022
For any triangle ABC, cotan(A) + cotan(B) + cotan(C) >= sqrt(3); equality is obtained only when the triangle is equilateral (see the Kiran S. Kedlaya link).  Bernard Schott, Sep 13 2022


REFERENCES

N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence).
N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).
David Wells, The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers, Revised Edition, Penguin Books, London, England, 1997, page 23.


LINKS

Kiran S. Kedlaya, A < B, (1999) Problem 6.4, p. 6.


FORMULA

Equals Sum_{k>=0} binomial(2*k,k)/6^k = Sum_{k>=0} binomial(2*k,k) * k/6^k.  Amiram Eldar, Aug 03 2020
sqrt(3) = 1 + 1/2 + 1/(2*3) + 1/(2*3*4) + 1/(2*3*4*2) + 1/(2*3*4*2*8) + 1/(2*3*4*2*8*14) + 1/(2*3*4*2*8*14*2) + 1/(2*3*4*2*8*14*2*98) + 1/(2*3*4*2*8*14*2*98*194) + .... (Define F(n) = (n1)*sqrt(n^2  1)  (n^2  n  1). Show F(n) = 1/2 + 1/(2*(n+1)) + 1/(2*(n+1)*(2*n)) + 1/(2*(n+1)*(2*n))*F(2*n^2  1) for n >= 0; then iterate this identity at n = 2. See A220335.)  Peter Bala, Mar 18 2022


EXAMPLE

1.73205080756887729352744634150587236694280525381038062805580697945193...


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MATHEMATICA

RealDigits[Sqrt[3], 10, 100][[1]]


PROG

(PARI) default(realprecision, 20080); x=(sqrt(3)); for (n=1, 20000, d=floor(x); x=(xd)*10; write("b002194.txt", n, " ", d)); \\ Harry J. Smith, Jun 01 2009
(Magma) SetDefaultRealField(RealField(100)); Sqrt(3); // G. C. Greubel, Aug 21 2018


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