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Encyclopedia > Square root of 3
 The square root of 3 is equal to the length across the flat sides of a regular hexagon with sides of length 1.
The square root of 3 is equal to the length across the flat sides of a regular hexagon with sides of length 1.

The square root of 3 is the positive real number that, when multiplied by itself, gives the number 3. It denoted by Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... In mathematics, a square root of a number x is a number whose square (the result of multiplying the number by itself) is x. ... In mathematics, the real numbers may be described informally as numbers that can be given by an infinite decimal representation, such as 2. ... This article discusses the number three. ...

Its numerical value is approximately 1.732 (sequence A002194 in OEIS). The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS) is an extensive searchable database of integer sequences, freely available on the Web. ...


The square root of 3 is an irrational number. It is also known as Theodorus' constant, named after Theodorus of Cyrene. In mathematics, an irrational number is any real number that is not a rational number, i. ... Theodorus of Cyrene was an Greek mathematician of the 5th century BC who was admired by Plato, who mentions him in several sources. ...


Geometry

If an equilateral triangle (equilateral polygon with three sides) with sides of length 1 is cut into two equal halves, by bisecting an internal angle across to make a right angle with one side, the right angle triangle's hypotenuse is length one and the sides are of length 1/2 and From this the trigonometric function tangent of 60 degrees equals In geometry, an equilateral polygon has all sides of the same length. ... For alternate meanings, such as the musical instrument, see triangle (disambiguation). ...


It is the distance between opposite flat sides of a regular hexagon with sides of length 1. A regular hexagon. ...


It is the length of the diagonal of a unit cube. A cube[1] is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex. ...


The shape Vesica piscis has a major axis: minor axis ratio equal to the square root of three, this can be shown by constructing two equilateral triangles within the it. Construction diagram of the Vesica Piscis The vesica piscis (or ichthys) is a symbol made from two circles of the same radius, intersecting in such a way that the center of each circle lies on the circumference of the other. ...


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