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PonderingMick
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Can someone please tell me what applied uses surds have in Science? Apart from Pythagoras?
Cheers,
Mick
Cheers,
Mick
Surds are mathematical expressions that involve irrational numbers, such as square roots or cube roots. In science, surds are often used to represent quantities that cannot be expressed as a decimal. They are also used in equations and formulas to solve for unknown variables.
Yes, surds have many practical applications in science. They are commonly used in physics, engineering, and other fields to calculate measurements and solve problems involving complex quantities. For example, they are used in electrical engineering to calculate the impedance of a circuit.
Surds are a type of irrational number, meaning they cannot be expressed as a simple fraction or decimal. They often arise in scientific calculations because many physical quantities, such as the length of a diagonal or the circumference of a circle, are irrational numbers.
Surds can be used in a variety of scientific applications. Some examples include calculating the volume of a sphere, determining the frequency of a sound wave, and solving equations in chemistry involving molar mass and concentration. They are also used in geometric constructions and graphing.
Yes, scientists often use surds in their research and experiments. Surds can provide more accurate and precise calculations compared to using decimal approximations. They are also used in data analysis and statistical models to represent and analyze complex data sets.