Two Motivated Concrete Proofs (much better than the usual one) that the Squre-Root of 2 is Irrational

By Doron Zeilberger

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Written: Oct. 7, 2014

[Exclusively published in the Personal Journal of Shalosh B. Ekhad and Doron Zeilberger and arxiv.org]


Dedicated to Zvi Artstein, the Poincaré of the early 21-st century


This short "education note" was inspired by Zvi Artstein's masterpiece Mathematics and the Real World, the Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics (p. 53, and p. 400). See Dr. Z.'s 140th opinion
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