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Math Help - tan 60= 3^(1/2)

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    Lightbulb tan 60= 3^(1/2)

    How the side of a triangle can be 3^(1/2) exactly?
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    You can take for instance a right-angled triangle whose sides are :
    1, 3^.5, 2
    Since 1 + (3^.5) = 2
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