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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
- Registered: 2012-11-29
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As I went to the site proper, I saw that it was founded April 19. Today is April 17 (or 16 in some countries). It is almost the 13th anniversary of the site. Again, advanced happy birthday, Maths Is Fun website!

"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?

3.141592653589793238...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Wasn't the site founded in 2005?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Looks like 1 / 21 / 2005 is about right.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
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You're talking about the forum!

This is what I'm talking about :

www.mathsisfun.com

"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?

3.141592653589793238...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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By golly, you are right.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
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Yea.

"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?

3.141592653589793238...

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