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The original motivation for choosing 360 as the number of degrees in a circle is unknown. At least we know that it came to be a long, long time ago—as in 4 or 5 thousand years ago with the Sumerians, or perhaps other even more ancient groups.
One theory states that it is related to the fact that 360 is approximately the number of days in a year.
Another theory is that the Sumerians subdivided the circle using the angle of an equilateral triangle as the basic unit and further subdivided the latter into 60 parts following their sexagesimal numeric system.
In this post I will show how the number 360 relates to natural numbers.
360 x 123456789 = 44,444,444,040
44,444,444 / 40 = 1,111,111.1
360 / 1,111,111.1 = 0.000324 (324 is a perfect square number)
360 / 324 = 1.11111111
360 x 987654321 = 355,555,555,560
3/ 55 = 0.0545454 (The sine of an angle of 54 degrees is half the golden ratio.)
0,0545454 / 60 = 9,090909090 (90 degrees in a right angle)
360 / 54 = 6.66666666
360 / 9,87654321 = 36.449999999
36 / 44 = 0,81818181 ( 81 is a perfect square number 9^{2})
360 / 81 = 4.444444444
360 / 333 = 1.081081081
1 / 81 = 0.012345679012345679
1 + 81 = 82
82 / 81 = 1,012345679012345679
355,555,555,560 / 44,444,444,040 = 8
360 + 350 + 340 + 330 + 320 etc = 6660
299792 ( speed of light) / 360 = 832.7555
8327 / 555 = 15.00360360360
40,000 ( polar circumference of Earth in km) / 360 = 111.1111111
360 / 111.1111111 = 3.24000000324
3 x 24 = 72
72 / 324 = 0.22222222
72 x 360 = 25920 ( Number of years in The Precession of the Equinoxes)
360 / 1,6180339887 (The golden ratio) = 222.4922
49 / 22 = 2.2272727272
43200 ( number of seconds in 12 hours ) / 360 = 120
120 / 360 = 0,333333333
2978 (orbital speed of Earth in m/s) / 360 = 8,2722222
8 x 27 = 216
216 x 2 = 432 (radius of the Sun in miles / 1000)
432 / 360 = 1.2
216 / 2 = 108 (The diameter of the sun is about 108 times that of the diameter of Earth.)
360 / 108 = 3.333333
360 x 3 = 1080 ( radius of the Moon in miles)
The mass of the sun is 333,000 bigger than Earths mass
360 / 333,000 = 0,00108108108 (The diameter of the sun is about 108 times that of the diameter of Earth.)
360 / 384,400( distance to moon) = 9.365,24 x 10^{-4} There are exactly 365.24 days in a year
2,713,406 ( circumference of the Sun in miles ) / 360 = 7537.23888888
75 / 37 = 2.027027027027
2 / 27 = 0,074074074074
360 / 74 = 4.864864864 (There are 86400 seconds in 24 hours)
23 / 888 = 0.025900900900900
259/ 9 = 28.777777
28 / 777 = 0,0360360360 ( We go full circle and return to 360)
6,371 (The average distance to the centre of the Earth) 360 = 17.697222222
17 / 697 = 0.0243902439024390
243 / 9 = 27 (Twenty-seven is a perfect cube, being 3^{3})
360 / 27 = 13.333333
13 / 333 = 0.039039039
3 / 9 = 0,3333333
The only single numbers in the Fibonacci sequence is 1,2,3,5 and 8
360 x 1.2358 = 444.888
180 x 1,2358 = 222.444
Pi = 3.1415926
If we multiply the first 6 decimal numbers we get 360
1 x 4 x 1 x 5 x 9 x 2 x 6 = 360
360 / 299700 ( Speed of light in air) = 0.0012012012012 Here we see 12 repeated over and over
Edited 23 time(s). Last edit at 23-Jul-17 21:05 by Andre T.
One theory states that it is related to the fact that 360 is approximately the number of days in a year.
Another theory is that the Sumerians subdivided the circle using the angle of an equilateral triangle as the basic unit and further subdivided the latter into 60 parts following their sexagesimal numeric system.
In this post I will show how the number 360 relates to natural numbers.
360 x 123456789 = 44,444,444,040
44,444,444 / 40 = 1,111,111.1
360 / 1,111,111.1 = 0.000324 (324 is a perfect square number)
360 / 324 = 1.11111111
360 x 987654321 = 355,555,555,560
3/ 55 = 0.0545454 (The sine of an angle of 54 degrees is half the golden ratio.)
0,0545454 / 60 = 9,090909090 (90 degrees in a right angle)
360 / 54 = 6.66666666
360 / 9,87654321 = 36.449999999
36 / 44 = 0,81818181 ( 81 is a perfect square number 9^{2})
360 / 81 = 4.444444444
360 / 333 = 1.081081081
1 / 81 = 0.012345679012345679
1 + 81 = 82
82 / 81 = 1,012345679012345679
355,555,555,560 / 44,444,444,040 = 8
360 + 350 + 340 + 330 + 320 etc = 6660
299792 ( speed of light) / 360 = 832.7555
8327 / 555 = 15.00360360360
40,000 ( polar circumference of Earth in km) / 360 = 111.1111111
360 / 111.1111111 = 3.24000000324
3 x 24 = 72
72 / 324 = 0.22222222
72 x 360 = 25920 ( Number of years in The Precession of the Equinoxes)
360 / 1,6180339887 (The golden ratio) = 222.4922
49 / 22 = 2.2272727272
43200 ( number of seconds in 12 hours ) / 360 = 120
120 / 360 = 0,333333333
2978 (orbital speed of Earth in m/s) / 360 = 8,2722222
8 x 27 = 216
216 x 2 = 432 (radius of the Sun in miles / 1000)
432 / 360 = 1.2
216 / 2 = 108 (The diameter of the sun is about 108 times that of the diameter of Earth.)
360 / 108 = 3.333333
360 x 3 = 1080 ( radius of the Moon in miles)
The mass of the sun is 333,000 bigger than Earths mass
360 / 333,000 = 0,00108108108 (The diameter of the sun is about 108 times that of the diameter of Earth.)
360 / 384,400( distance to moon) = 9.365,24 x 10^{-4} There are exactly 365.24 days in a year
2,713,406 ( circumference of the Sun in miles ) / 360 = 7537.23888888
75 / 37 = 2.027027027027
2 / 27 = 0,074074074074
360 / 74 = 4.864864864 (There are 86400 seconds in 24 hours)
23 / 888 = 0.025900900900900
259/ 9 = 28.777777
28 / 777 = 0,0360360360 ( We go full circle and return to 360)
6,371 (The average distance to the centre of the Earth) 360 = 17.697222222
17 / 697 = 0.0243902439024390
243 / 9 = 27 (Twenty-seven is a perfect cube, being 3^{3})
360 / 27 = 13.333333
13 / 333 = 0.039039039
3 / 9 = 0,3333333
The only single numbers in the Fibonacci sequence is 1,2,3,5 and 8
360 x 1.2358 = 444.888
180 x 1,2358 = 222.444
Pi = 3.1415926
If we multiply the first 6 decimal numbers we get 360
1 x 4 x 1 x 5 x 9 x 2 x 6 = 360
360 / 299700 ( Speed of light in air) = 0.0012012012012 Here we see 12 repeated over and over
Edited 23 time(s). Last edit at 23-Jul-17 21:05 by Andre T.
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