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Hi, David

DavidK Wrote:
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> perhaps we are on the wrong website?

I hope not. I thought the theme of this one was more or less "Looks like someone invented ____ earlier that previously suspected".

In fact, letting Pi have a turn occupying that blank might spare us all a bit of that dreaded number crunching?

> ‘10,000 digits is 500 remen or 1/10th of one
> minute of latitude. 300,000 remen is 20 leagues or
> one degree of latitude.

>
> 300000 x 14.583333r = 437500 / 12 = 364.58333r
>
> I am sure the anti number crunchers would be
> delighted to see the back of us
>
> anyway that is what the site has been set up for.
>
> this is what you get from the enigmatic Wendy for
> free!!
>
> 3.16049382716# A nine-inch circle equals an
> eight-inch square in area. (256/81), known to
> egyptians


What a lovely approximation of 3.160557714!

I could also make a case in point out of it as to why we don't want to let a 2^n series run too high (i.e., 128 or 256, most of the time)

256 / 3.160557714 = 1.619967254 / 2 and nobody wants to deal that I'm sure, starting with me.

At Stonehenge, it's no harder to get to that sarcen circle mean circumference than area (48.66934411^2 x Pi) = 7441.506403; (7441.506403 / 2) / 1.177245771 = 316.0557713. It's like it's telling us what the correct mean value is.

I'm sure the AEs only wrote it down as 256/81 so Jacob could understand it. The state of the art for those who aren't interested in the state of the art and stick to the 28 digit end of a ~28.25 digit cubit rod.

Well, I have to say I am truly honored to be invited into the company of Wendy after you've spoken so highly of her so often, but are you sure you meant to do that?

I'm a maverick among mavericks, you know. There's a definite limit to how much stock I take in Berriman or any pioneer. Historically pioneers discover America but think they're in the West Indies and so forth.

I will "thinkitover" but I hope this isn't like the time Jacob pointed me at the Hall of Ma'at, I suspect he only did it because he thought they'd have me for breakfast over there and he was probably right. :-)

Of course, if you're sure they won't mind, I could run right over to rodz's and try to figure out how explain what's in that compilation of different forms of Pi. Looks like approximations of at least three or four distinct mathematical constants that probably really have little to do with Pi, like

3.148350666 = 50.96641801 ("51"?) / 1.618829140 / 10

Very different thing than Pi. :-)

Glad to see someone getting some use out of 311040 besides me, btw - 31104000 is Carl Munck's "Giza Vector Grid Point" squared.

Cheers!



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12-Jan-20 06:08 by thinkitover.

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Remen : Meridian 2629 Jim Alison 15-Nov-19 22:52
DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 327 PB Bytes 16-Nov-19 17:55
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 315 DUNE 17-Nov-19 09:56
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 293 Jim Alison 17-Nov-19 23:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 296 PB Bytes 17-Nov-19 23:59
Found it! 334 PB Bytes 18-Nov-19 02:55
Re: Found it! 293 Mercurial 20-Nov-19 11:44
Re: Found it! 277 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:42
Squaring The Circle 304 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Nov-19 18:59
Re: Squaring The Circle 298 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:02
Re: Squaring The Circle 288 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:22
Remen references 313 Lee McGiffen 21-Nov-19 01:59
Re: Remen references 314 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 04:29
Re: Remen references 282 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 13:56
Re: Remen references 251 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 20:05
Re: Remen references 276 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 21:17
Re: Remen references 259 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 01:24
Re: Remen references 248 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 12:10
Re: Remen references 303 DUNE 25-Nov-19 13:17
Re: Remen references 215 Jim Alison 16-Jan-20 20:22
Drastic Geodetic Measures and Nippur Cubit 297 thinkitover 25-Nov-19 06:46
Re: Remen references 281 Jim Alison 26-Nov-19 08:04
Re: Remen references 314 Lee McGiffen 27-Nov-19 12:54
Re: Remen references 260 Mercurial 28-Nov-19 22:32
Re: Remen references 330 Jim Alison 01-Dec-19 06:15
Re: Squaring The Circle 323 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 00:47
Re: Squaring The Circle 270 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 02:32
Re: Squaring The Circle 261 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 05:20
Re: Squaring The Circle 340 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 06:26
Egyptian knowledge of √2 263 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:39
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 237 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 286 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 09:45
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 253 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 14:42
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 246 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 16:10
Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 267 geoffss 21-Nov-19 10:49
Re: Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 262 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 11:54
Re: Squaring The Circle 225 molder 20-Dec-19 12:45
Re: Found it! 299 Mercurial 22-Nov-19 06:48
Re: Found it! 262 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 12:01
Re: Found it! 258 PB Bytes 22-Nov-19 15:24
Re: Found it! 297 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 23:55
Re: Found it! 254 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 02:06
Re: Found it! 251 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 02:36
Re: Found it! 246 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 03:37
Re: Found it! 256 DUNE 23-Nov-19 18:42
Re: Found it! 239 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 19:37
Re: Found it! 256 DUNE 23-Nov-19 20:14
Re: Found it! 246 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 20:27
Re: Found it! 242 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 20:46
Re: Found it! 247 DUNE 23-Nov-19 21:37
Re: Found it! 249 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 21:55
Re: Found it! 251 DUNE 23-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Found it! 242 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 22:44
Re: Found it! 303 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 17:44
Re: Found it! 258 DUNE 24-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Found it! 263 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 18:34
Re: Found it! 250 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 20:59
Re: Found it! 246 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 19:55
Totally debunked 255 Lee McGiffen 24-Nov-19 05:23
NOT Totally debunked 244 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 05:41
eg: NOT Totally debunked 261 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 06:12
Khufu <> Khafre 283 Dr. Troglodyte 23-Nov-19 00:28
Re: Khufu <> Khafre 245 Mercurial 24-Nov-19 19:12
Khufu <> Khafre - Update 209 Dr. Troglodyte 11-Jan-20 19:56
Re: Found it! 270 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:35
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 260 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 255 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:05
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 273 magisterchessmutt 20-Nov-19 00:27
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 256 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 15:34
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 256 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:49
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 260 DUNE 19-Nov-19 10:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 256 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:22
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 247 DUNE 19-Nov-19 15:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 249 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 00:44
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 269 PB Bytes 19-Nov-19 16:43
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 254 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 01:07
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 282 PB Bytes 20-Nov-19 01:38
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 253 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:28
Where is this leading? 262 PB Bytes 21-Nov-19 17:19
Re: Where is this leading? 273 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 271 PB Bytes 16-Nov-19 18:00
Re: Remen : Meridian 274 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:09
Excellent! 281 thinkitover 16-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Excellent! 319 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Excellent! 303 Lee McGiffen 18-Nov-19 07:36
Re: Excellent! 297 Jim Alison 18-Nov-19 15:55
Re: Excellent! 277 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:57
Re: Remen : Meridian 271 Spiros 20-Nov-19 15:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 265 Spiros 20-Nov-19 19:28
Re: Remen : Meridian 261 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 258 Spiros 20-Nov-19 22:25
Re: Remen : Meridian 291 Spiros 20-Nov-19 22:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 271 Spiros 20-Nov-19 23:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 264 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 23:40
The Earth number 334 hendrik dirker 21-Nov-19 05:48
Re: The Earth number 285 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 13:15
Re: The Earth number 280 molder 22-Nov-19 19:30
Re: The Earth number 255 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:44
Geometry as Metrology? 308 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 22:56
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 271 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 00:04
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 279 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 01:16
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 307 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:36
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 310 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 414 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 02:38
Re: Remen : Meridian 281 DavidK 11-Dec-19 23:26
Re: Remen : Meridian 265 DavidK 12-Dec-19 13:23
Re: Remen : Meridian 309 thinkitover 12-Dec-19 18:51
Re: Remen : Meridian 286 DavidK 12-Dec-19 21:27
Re: Remen : Meridian 238 Jiri Mruzek 13-Dec-19 00:55
Re: Remen : Meridian 225 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:51
Re: Remen : Meridian 239 Jim Alison 13-Dec-19 03:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 231 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 04:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 228 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 05:44
Re: Remen : Meridian 227 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 231 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:15
Re: Remen : Meridian 232 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 11:02
Re: Remen : Meridian 247 DavidK 13-Dec-19 11:07
Re: Earth circumference 307 drew 17-Dec-19 23:57
Re: Earth circumference 286 DavidK 18-Dec-19 11:29
Re: Earth circumference 255 drew 20-Dec-19 00:22
Re: Earth circumference 260 hendrik dirker 20-Dec-19 06:07
Re: Earth circumference 238 DavidK 20-Dec-19 13:27
Re: Earth circumference 225 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-19 12:48
Re: Earth circumference 241 Jim Alison 20-Dec-19 20:48
Re: Earth circumference 240 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-19 11:44
Re: Earth circumference 220 drew 20-Dec-19 23:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 228 Jim Alison 20-Dec-19 19:26
Re: Remen : Meridian 224 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 01:54
Re: Remen : Meridian 233 Jim Alison 21-Dec-19 04:30
Re: Remen : Meridian 229 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 07:43
Re: Remen : Meridian 226 DavidK 21-Dec-19 10:56
Re: Remen : Meridian 227 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 11:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 219 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 11:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 213 DavidK 21-Dec-19 16:08
Re: Remen : Meridian 242 DavidK 21-Dec-19 12:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 226 Jim Alison 21-Dec-19 15:19
Re: Remen : Meridian 221 molder 21-Dec-19 20:33
Re: Remen : Meridian 214 DavidK 21-Dec-19 23:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 216 Jim Alison 22-Dec-19 03:02
Re: Remen : Meridian 212 DavidK 22-Dec-19 10:30
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 224 molder 22-Dec-19 13:03
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 218 DavidK 22-Dec-19 15:01
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 222 magisterchessmutt 22-Dec-19 17:13
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 229 DavidK 22-Dec-19 17:32
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 223 Jim Alison 24-Dec-19 05:23
Stecchini's Metrics 223 thinkitover 21-Dec-19 16:01
Re: Stecchini's Metrics 224 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 17:17
Re: Stecchini's Metrics 226 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 15:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 225 drew 23-Dec-19 00:44
Re: Remen : Meridian 218 Jim Alison 23-Dec-19 02:55
Re: Remen : Meridian 237 DavidK 23-Dec-19 12:34
Re: Remen : Meridian 238 Jim Alison 24-Dec-19 01:09
Re: Remen : Meridian 215 drew 27-Dec-19 23:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 234 DavidK 27-Dec-19 23:59
Re: Remen : Meridian 233 drew 28-Dec-19 22:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 288 DavidK 29-Dec-19 00:50
Re: Remen : Meridian 193 Jim Alison 19-Apr-20 18:46
Re: Remen : Meridian 173 drew 22-Apr-20 23:44
Re: Remen : Meridian 186 magisterchessmutt 23-Apr-20 13:03
Re: Remen : Meridian 194 magisterchessmutt 24-Apr-20 08:14
Re: Remen : Meridian 220 Jim Alison 11-Jan-20 03:53
Re: Remen : Meridian 213 DavidK 11-Jan-20 13:54
The Egyptian Remen 14.58333r inches 358 DavidK 11-Jan-20 16:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 214 Jim Alison 22-Jan-20 00:10
Re: Remen : Meridian 204 Mercurial 22-Jan-20 20:59
say hello to rodz? 232 DavidK 11-Jan-20 18:01
Re: say hello to rodz? 214 thinkitover 12-Jan-20 06:03
Re: say hello to rodz? 221 DavidK 12-Jan-20 12:45
Re: say hello to rodz? 296 thinkitover 13-Jan-20 06:41
Re: Remen : Meridian 246 akitu 24-Apr-20 19:26


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