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Old 02-12-10, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
AAAAH, Thanks! I knew I was on the right track.

So, then a=SQRT3 and b=2(SQRT3), then. I ignored the negative result since I was using it for distance in the real world, by the way.
Tom, you didn't quite get there:=

9=a^2+(2a)^2
9=a^2+4a^2
9=5a^2
9/5=a^2
SQRT(9/5)=a

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