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Hi Jacob

I accept that I did that and apologise for it but I understand where you are coming from now.

This method of subtracting 1/9 th of the diameter from the diameter and then squaring is what I should have noticed and I accept that this does demonstrate a completely novel way of working out area in an easy and equitable way and using 22/7 gives a different result and is not what is being used.

What is being used is 256/81 the rhind 50 solution I think but wonder if you agree this?

1/9 is 0.1111r so you can probably see why I have been converted.

If this is how they worked out area how did they do circumferences?

What is really intriguing me is that 256/81 x 800/256 = 9.87654321 and 800/256 is 3.125 so is there any evidence 3.125 was used by the Egyptians?

take 1/9 of 11.1111111111 off it and see what you get.

cheers

Dave

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 22-Jun-18 06:23 by DavidK.

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Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 2981 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 03:26
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 445 drew 06-Feb-18 04:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 404 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 17:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 330 drew 06-Feb-18 23:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ???????????????? 380 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Feb-18 14:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 298 molder 08-Feb-18 05:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 302 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 06:43
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 298 DavidK 08-Feb-18 10:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 297 molder 08-Feb-18 11:56
linking egyptian Pi to imperial Pi 239 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 253 DavidK 08-Feb-18 13:58
cubit of 20.25? 196 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:12
where does Fibonacci Pi come from? 240 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:49
Re: cubit of 20.25? 283 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 15:08
Re: cubit of 20.25? 264 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:15
Re: cubit of 20.25? 255 molder 09-Feb-18 03:58
Mod Note > Off-Topic Posts 258 Dr. Troglodyte 09-Feb-18 16:38
Re: cubit of 20.25? 368 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 21:02
Oh...what a shame... 289 drew 09-Feb-18 00:33
Re: Oh...what a shame... 293 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 04:47
Re: Oh...what a shame... 291 drew 09-Feb-18 06:02
Re: Oh...what a shame... 307 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 13:28
Re: Oh...what a shame... 288 DavidK 22-Jun-18 05:58
Re: Oh...what a shame... 241 drew 22-Jun-18 09:54
Re: Oh...what a shame... 295 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 13:32
Re: Oh...what a shame... 272 drew 22-Jun-18 22:27
Re: Oh...what a shame... 268 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 01:48
Re: well put 245 drew 23-Jun-18 08:08
To put it bluntly! 282 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 12:40
Re: well put 268 Manu 23-Jun-18 18:33
Re: extensions of numbers 215 drew 24-Jun-18 00:40
Re: extensions of numbers 274 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 04:50
Re: extensions of numbers 187 drew 24-Jun-18 08:36
Re: extensions of numbers 213 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:22
Re: extensions of numbers 216 drew 24-Jun-18 20:53
Re: extensions of numbers 215 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:06
Re: extensions of numbers 177 DavidK 25-Jun-18 16:13
Re: extensions of numbers 183 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:46
the primitive calculator 207 drew 25-Jun-18 23:23
Re: the primitive calculator 240 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 02:24
Re: the primitive calculator 190 drew 26-Jun-18 07:06
Mod Note > Duplicate Post Removed 207 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Jun-18 12:45
Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 232 rodz111 26-Jun-18 13:55
Re: Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 165 drew 27-Jun-18 05:18
Re: the primitive calculator 199 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:00
Re: the primitive calculator 222 drew 27-Jun-18 00:01
Re: the primitive calculator 213 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 00:18
Re: the primitive calculator 194 drew 27-Jun-18 01:56
Re: well put 191 cloister 24-Jun-18 09:43
Re: well put 219 Manu 24-Jun-18 12:59
Re: well put 208 cloister 24-Jun-18 18:14
Re: well put 244 cloister 29-Jun-18 08:48
Re: well put 181 drew 27-Jun-18 05:11
Re: Oh...what a shame... 255 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 12:21
Re: Oh...what a shame... 281 molder 23-Jun-18 00:24
Re: Oh...what a shame... 244 DavidK 23-Jun-18 21:06
Re: Oh...what a shame... 200 DavidK 24-Jun-18 07:41
Understanding the differences! 209 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:50
No pie for jacob 267 DavidK 24-Jun-18 08:54
Re: No pie for jacob 218 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:44
Re: No pie for jacob 233 DavidK 25-Jun-18 20:21
Re: No pie for jacob 196 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 23:19
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 205 molder 26-Jun-18 00:51
Re: what value for pi? 201 drew 26-Jun-18 14:11
Re: what value for pi? 200 molder 26-Jun-18 21:30
Re: what value for pi? 185 drew 26-Jun-18 23:42
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 191 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 14:55
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 237 molder 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 218 DavidK 26-Jun-18 10:34
Re: No pie for jacob 189 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 15:02
Re: No pie for jacob 188 DavidK 26-Jun-18 16:46
Re: No pie for jacob 200 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:12
Re: No pie for jacob 190 DavidK 26-Jun-18 18:58
Re: No pie for jacob 201 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 22:59
Re: No pie for jacob 190 DUNE 26-Jun-18 19:52
Re: No pie for jacob 179 DavidK 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 202 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 23:10
Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 211 DavidK 27-Jun-18 05:37
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 214 drew 27-Jun-18 06:16
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 207 DavidK 27-Jun-18 10:25
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 216 drew 27-Jun-18 21:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 230 rodz111 25-Jun-18 17:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 243 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 19:54
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 191 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 217 molder 26-Jun-18 03:19
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 214 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 216 molder 26-Jun-18 21:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 249 rodz111 28-Jun-18 07:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 193 drew 28-Jun-18 09:56
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 239 rodz111 28-Jun-18 11:09
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 227 DavidK 28-Jun-18 20:00
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Museum rods 210 drew 29-Jun-18 00:20
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You're as much as a complainer as anyone but you're not... 223 drew 29-Jun-18 01:24
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Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 175 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 08:17
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 186 drew 27-Jun-18 09:49
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 280 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 17:12
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Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 166 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:04
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 174 Sirfiroth 17-Jul-18 23:16
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 187 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:20
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 208 molder 19-Jul-18 11:21
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 252 spaceyhippie 24-Jul-18 02:44
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 238 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 14:36
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 221 DavidK 06-Aug-18 19:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 186 DavidK 07-Aug-18 05:16
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 53 DavidK 28-Dec-19 10:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 77 Thanos5150 28-Dec-19 16:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 64 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 21:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 60 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 02:17
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 55 molder 29-Dec-19 04:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 60 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 12:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 50 molder 29-Dec-19 22:31
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 52 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 14:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 51 magisterchessmutt 30-Dec-19 15:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 52 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 03:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 56 magisterchessmutt 31-Dec-19 04:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 63 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 15:04
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 spaceyhippie 31-Dec-19 23:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:29
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 59 DavidK 29-Dec-19 09:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 14:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 53 spaceyhippie 01-Jan-20 23:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 75 Sirfiroth 02-Jan-20 01:33
Pi vs Pudding 69 thinkitover 02-Jan-20 21:45
Re: Pi vs Pudding 52 spaceyhippie 03-Jan-20 00:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 58 seasmith 03-Jan-20 00:24
Re: Pi vs Pudding 55 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 23:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 82 seasmith 08-Jan-20 02:54
Re: Pi vs Pudding 62 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 03:36
Re: Pi vs Pudding 54 molder 03-Jan-20 06:56
Re: Pi vs Pudding 62 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 18:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 55 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 00:02
LOL, now that was hilarious ! 56 Sirfiroth 04-Jan-20 05:51
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 71 hendrik dirker 04-Jan-20 09:32
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 45 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:37
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 53 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:39
Re: Pi vs Pudding 72 molder 04-Jan-20 11:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 64 Sirfiroth 05-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi vs Pudding 45 molder 06-Jan-20 02:55
Re: Pi vs Pudding 48 magisterchessmutt 06-Jan-20 02:58
Re: Pi vs Pudding 46 molder 06-Jan-20 05:26
Re: Pi vs Pudding 50 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 01:32
Re: Pi vs Pudding 43 DavidK 07-Jan-20 02:02
Re: Pi vs Pudding 63 thinkitover 06-Jan-20 06:13
Re: Pi vs Pudding 68 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 02:18
Re: Pi vs Pudding 43 DavidK 07-Jan-20 14:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 53 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 15:16
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Re: Pi vs Pudding 46 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 20:08
Re: Pi vs Pudding 52 DavidK 07-Jan-20 20:11
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 73 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:55
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 75 engbren 31-Dec-19 11:31
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