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Well, that took a long time. The potential to open up something deeper got lost and stalled, and it all depends on whether there is a hope to resurrect it.

Jacob, is there any topic in here that has ever kept on track with what was originally posted? Nope...all kinds of things get added in, and then somewhere along the way, someone brings the direction back on track and tries to take it forward again.

David, that was over 4 months mate. It should have been a couple of days at most...but better late than never.

I still don't agree that the papyri that exist are all that there ever was to reflect and record Egyptian math. The Greeks went to Egypt to learn about math and astronomy and all kinds of things, and you don't travel that far and spend many years learning about ninths and eighths and circles and squares.

Jacob, you say that just because the greatest pyramid ever built shows signs of pi that the Egyptians didn't know of it, especially exactly. The best clock in the world keeps track of time down to the very split second and is accurate over many many thousands of years, while your best wristwatch will need an adjustment every now and then. We can accept a wristwatch and forget about the other, and just by having the Sun appear in the same position every year will tell us how off our watch is.

When I mentioned the stick system, it was to offer that the Sun can keep track of measure in distance and time, and by a measure which was mostly had by water dripping from a hole in a pot or even a heart beat at rest, time can be measured. If time can be measured, then where the sun is over a particular stick and the distance between sticks can be measured. When that distance is known and the length of a perfect day is known, the size of Earth can be known. If the size of Earth can be known, then the simple equation or rotation speed and distance and time offers up another way of estimating what pi is...but presented as something else instead of pi.

Like...a measure of 12,001 units takes the sun 3820 drops to travel over. That means a ratio of 3.1416 : 1

Is it possible we have been looking in the wrong place for a piece of pi?

Well, like David, no harm in giving it a try, is there...

A cloud makes a nice hat

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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... 289 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 219 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:44
Re: No pie for jacob 234 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 191 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 ?????????????? 218 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
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 197 drew 28-Jun-18 17:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 227 DavidK 28-Jun-18 20:00
Tripping over museum rods 219 drew 28-Jun-18 23:52
Museum rods 210 drew 29-Jun-18 00:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 228 rodz111 29-Jun-18 00:37
You're as much as a complainer as anyone but you're not... 223 drew 29-Jun-18 01:24
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 282 rodz111 30-Jun-18 01:21
You down and dirty so-n-so 225 drew 27-Jun-18 05:29
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 281 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 17:12
The math or the pyramid? 239 drew 27-Jun-18 20:46
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
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 274 spaceyhippie 19-Jul-18 10:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 208 molder 19-Jul-18 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 252 Sirfiroth 19-Jul-18 12:05
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 300 spaceyhippie 19-Jul-18 23:57
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 212 DavidK 20-Jul-18 08:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 270 spaceyhippie 20-Jul-18 21:58
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 167 DavidK 22-Jul-18 09:41
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 265 spaceyhippie 23-Jul-18 02:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 211 DavidK 23-Jul-18 08:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 213 Sirfiroth 23-Jul-18 13:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 197 DavidK 23-Jul-18 22:23
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 200 Sirfiroth 23-Jul-18 23:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 211 DavidK 24-Jul-18 09:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 168 Sirfiroth 24-Jul-18 13:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 154 DavidK 27-Jul-18 06:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 192 Sirfiroth 27-Jul-18 15:45
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 252 spaceyhippie 24-Jul-18 02:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 245 DavidK 24-Jul-18 17:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 271 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 00:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 238 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 14:36
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 331 spaceyhippie 29-Jul-18 11:01
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 221 DavidK 06-Aug-18 19:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 186 DavidK 07-Aug-18 05:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 216 spaceyhippie 08-Aug-18 09:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 213 DavidK 08-Aug-18 09:39
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 237 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 02:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 262 DavidK 09-Aug-18 08:00
ROTFLMAO! 174 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 13:22
Re: ROTFLMAO! 171 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:12
Re: ROTFLMAO! 165 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 14:28
Re: ROTFLMAO! 165 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:49
Re: ROTFLMAO! 171 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 15:03
Re: ROTFLMAO! 173 DavidK 09-Aug-18 21:39
Re: ROTFLMAO! 199 Sirfiroth 10-Aug-18 02:06
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 215 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 20:40
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 239 DavidK 10-Aug-18 07:59
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 278 Steve Clayton 12-Aug-18 18:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 79 DavidK 27-Dec-19 23:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 67 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 03:46
Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 72 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 04:59
Re: Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 55 molder 28-Dec-19 10:35
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 49 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 54 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 15:16
Re: Pi vs Pudding 59 DavidK 07-Jan-20 19:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 46 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 20:08
Re: Pi vs Pudding 52 DavidK 07-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 72 DavidK 28-Dec-19 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 65 engbren 28-Dec-19 12:34
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 74 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:55
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 62 engbren 29-Dec-19 01:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 57 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 16:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 58 engbren 30-Dec-19 22:23
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 81 magisterchessmutt 30-Dec-19 23:24
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 75 engbren 31-Dec-19 11:31
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 66 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 00:42


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