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#2615
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polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>I'm still trying to get out of this Klein bottle.
I'm going to have a Boston Cream torus.

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#2616
Feb 28, 2013
 
Aerobatty wrote:
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I'm going to have a Boston Cream torus.
EULERn much eating them?

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#2617
Feb 28, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>No, actually, what I wrote is *exactly* equal to pi.
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#2618
Feb 28, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, pi is exactly equal to that infinite sum. Even you should be able to see the pattern in the terms.

[QUOTE]I don't think so. List the number Pi."

One does not 'list' a number. Pi is pi. It is equal to the infinite sum I gave above. There are several other characterizations of it. A decimal expansion is only one way of many. And it isn't even msuch a good way.

[QUOTE]If my answer is incorrect you supply the exact number for Pi."

I did. Pi is exactly equal to the infinite sum
pi=4*(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + 1/ 9 ---)

[QUOTE]You can? Didn't think you could. In fact no matter what you give as Pi your number of digits you leave off will be the same as the number of digits I left off using just the number 3.
Prove me wrong. "

Decimal expansions are not the only way to define a number.
List it all.

Or admit that 3 is also a form of Pi

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#2619
Feb 28, 2013
 
Thinking wrote:
<quoted text>Sound of polymath's aeroplane whooshing over Langoliers' head...
Don't stand on the side lines cracking poor joke, list Pi

I'll wait.

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#2620
Feb 28, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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List it all.
Or admit that 3 is also a form of Pi
No, it is NOT a 'form' of pi any more than 2 is a 'form' of 2.1. It is a particularly poor approximation. What I gave is an exact formula. It happens to be an infinite sum with a specific pattern. But that infinite sum is *exactly* equal to pi.

You don't list a number. You can give a decimal expansion. You can give a continued fraction expansion. You can give a series expansion. None of those are lists.

Perhaps you should learn some basic math.

Oh, by the way, what is the circumference of a vat that is 10 cubits across? You can give your answer to the nearest cubit if you want.

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Langoliers wrote:
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Don't stand on the side lines cracking poor joke, list Pi
I'll wait.
Here is a list of pi:

[pi]

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#2622
Feb 28, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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.........?
Yes. Do the infinite sum and you get pi exactly.
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#2623
Feb 28, 2013
 
Keep waiting, cuntard.

4 *(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + 1/9 ...) is pi. People were doing this in the 1600s. If you're thicker than people in the 1600s, keep complaining.

I can show you how to do the first thousand iterations in something as shabby as Excel if you really care.

More here: www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/ex...

If you don't like pi not being exactly 3, go tell your god off for being so awkward.
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Don't stand on the side lines cracking poor joke, list Pi
I'll wait.

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#2624
Feb 28, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>No, it is NOT a 'form' of pi any more than 2 is a 'form' of 2.1. It is a particularly poor approximation. What I gave is an exact formula. It happens to be an infinite sum with a specific pattern. But that infinite sum is *exactly* equal to pi.

You don't list a number. You can give a decimal expansion. You can give a continued fraction expansion. You can give a series expansion. None of those are lists.

Perhaps you should learn some basic math.

Oh, by the way, what is the circumference of a vat that is 10 cubits across? You can give your answer to the nearest cubit if you want.
List the number Pi not an equation.

You do know the number that is Pi?

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#2625
Feb 28, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>Here is a list of pi:

[pi]
Not

Having fun with this silly stuff?

Just list Pi

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#2626
Feb 28, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>Yes. Do the infinite sum and you get pi exactly.
Again not listing it all.

In fact you left an infinite number off.
Just like my 3.

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#2627
Feb 28, 2013
 
Thinking wrote:
<quoted text>Keep waiting, cuntard.

4 *(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + 1/9 ...) is pi. People were doing this in the 1600s. If you're thicker than people in the 1600s, keep complaining.

I can show you how to do the first thousand iterations in something as shabby as Excel if you really care.

More here: www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/ex...

If you don't like pi not being exactly 3, go tell your god off for being so awkward.
Standing back and watching you and SZ dancing together. Reminds me of Bozo the clown dancing with Charlie Chapman.

Still waiting for the exact number of Pi.

Shug""""
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#2628
Mar 1, 2013
 
[pi]
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Having fun with this silly stuff?
Just list Pi

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#2629
Mar 1, 2013
 
Thinking wrote:
<quoted text>[pi]
I'll make it easy for this little one.

Is Pi an odd or even number?

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#2630
Mar 1, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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I'll make it easy for this little one.
Is Pi an odd or even number?
No. It is not an integer. In fact, it is an irrational number.

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#2631
Mar 1, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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Again not listing it all.
In fact you left an infinite number off.
Just like my 3.
No, I included that when I said it is the *infinite* sum.

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#2632
Mar 1, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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List the number Pi not an equation.
You do know the number that is Pi?
Real numbers are *defined* as limits of rational numbers. I gave one particular limit (an infinite sum) that gives pi.
Yes, pi is an irrational number given by the infinite sum
4*(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + 1/9 - 1/11 +...)
That infinite sum is exactly pi.

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#2633
Mar 1, 2013
 
Langoliers wrote:
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I'll make it easy for this little one.
Is Pi an odd or even number?
Do you mistakenly think that every number is either even or odd? Well, you are wrong. Every *integer* is either even of odd, but non-integers are neither. For example, 1/3 is not even nor is it odd. Neither is 1/10.
Pi is an irrational number, so it cannot even be written as a quotient of two integers (like 1/3 can). Even more so, it is not the root of any polynomial with integer coefficients (we say it is transcendental).
Perhaps you should learn some basic math.

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#2634
Mar 1, 2013
 
polymath257 wrote:
<quoted text>No. It is not an integer. In fact, it is an irrational number.
No kidding.

News flash I know Pi !

It is you and your clan that claim you can't round it off.

I would love to see the number you use for Pi with out any rounding off.

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