I think I'm onto something big here...
A chord sounds just like its root note. the 3rd and the 5th are inconsequential. They just add harmony to the root note.
I have an app I use on my phone called Cleartune. But you can use any app that has a tuner.. It just tells you what frequency or sound is being heard.
Let's take C-major. If I play this as a block chord on a piano. Then it's C-E-G. I can also play E-G-C (first inversion). I can also play G-C-E. (second inversion). Get this.. the app registers it as "C" regardless of inversion.
Let's take C-minor. If I play this as a block chord on a piano. Then it's C-Eb-G. I can also play Eb-G-C, or G-Eb-C as a block chord. miraculously, the app still registers these as "C" regardless of inversion.
Same thing with all other chords. F# chord will be registered as F# in the app regardless of inversions or if I play major or minor. G chord will be registered as G, and so on.
So this means that all chords, the sound of their 3 notes superimposed on one another is just the root of the chord. Am I right? (I'm almost certain I am but pls correct me if I'm wrong).