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You wrote: "Using 256/81 shows that they used the diameter to relate to the circle"

Yes, they used the diameter to find the 'area of a circle'.
I believe problem 50 of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus READS: A circular field has diameter 9 khet. What is its area?
The written solution says, subtract 1/9 of the diameter, which leaves 8 khet. The area is 8 multiplied by 8, or 64 setat.
It says nothing about 256/81! but does demonstrate the formula of ((8/9)d)^2 for finding the area of a circle. So nothing about pi in any manner shape or form

Surface area of a hemisphere:
Problem #10 Moscow Mathematical Papyrus READS: You are given a basket with a mouth of 4 1/2. What is its surface? Take 1/9 of 9 (since) the basket is half an egg-shell. You get 1. Calculate the remainder which is 8. Calculate 1/9 of 8. You get 2/3 + 1/6 + 1/18. Find the remainder of this 8 after subtracting 2/3 + 1/6 + 1/18. You get 7 + 1/9. Multiply 7 + 1/9 by 4 + 1/2. You get 32. Behold this is its area. You have found it correctly.

Where does this Ancient Egyptian calculation for finding a hemisphere say any thing about the value of 256/81 as the value of pi you have arbitrarily assigned to the Ancient Egyptians?

You wrote: And at the GP pi squared = 9.87654321.

Yet another willfully ignorant mathematically manufactured a myth.

Jacob

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The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 2266 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 280 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 298 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 278 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 126 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 85 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 78 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 85 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 88 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 86 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 111 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 93 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 89 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 69 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 84 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 83 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 91 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 82 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 93 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 93 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 83 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 76 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 86 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 90 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 79 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 98 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 88 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 71 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 86 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 97 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 90 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 90 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 91 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 65 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 62 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 79 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 68 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 67 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 63 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 67 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 80 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 64 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 66 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 72 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 127 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 71 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 93 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 68 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 111 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 63 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 71 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 94 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 103 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 71 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 72 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 75 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 62 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 68 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 70 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 76 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 73 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 70 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 65 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 64 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 68 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 64 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 98 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 266 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 151 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 86 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 80 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 81 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 83 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 73 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 81 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 94 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 82 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 67 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 73 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 82 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 75 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 72 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 67 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 67 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 66 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 75 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 67 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 80 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 68 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 62 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 57 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 72 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 66 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 88 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 64 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 66 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 72 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 56 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 56 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 95 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 87 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 80 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 92 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 68 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 69 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 76 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 62 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 86 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 92 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 86 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 82 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 78 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 86 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 67 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 54 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 68 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 73 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 78 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 73 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 69 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 76 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 110 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 84 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 71 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 64 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 69 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 65 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 82 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 84 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 68 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 67 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 89 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 79 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 76 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 78 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 84 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 61 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 60 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 67 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 76 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 88 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 72 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 78 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 82 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 85 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 110 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 90 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 105 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53


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