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Virtually everyone on this website will know that the GP appears to be designed as 280 height 440 base side and this is 2 pi as 22/7

880/280 = 22/7 twice. Also 2 x Pi x r is the formula for the circumference of a circle so 560 gives the diameter for the 1760 base perimeter.

1760 / 560 if described in imperial inches is 14.666r / 4.666r imperial feet the unit suggested as the eclipse unit because 14.666r x 449 is the saros as 6585.333r days.

So this suggests that 22/7 is an ancient mathematical ratio as an approximation for Pi.

But there is another that is suggested by Jim Wakefield and this is 3.14181818r and he calls it Fibonacci Pi. i know 1440 is part of the Fibonacci series and this approximation requires investigation.( update Dr Troglodyte pointed out this is incorrect. Thank you and for your welcome. It should read 144 )

It can be compared with 22/7

22/7 = 3.142857143 - 3.14181818r = 0.001038961

3.142857143 / 0.001038961 = 3025

3.1418181818 / 0.001038961 = 3024

These units are exact. Not something you would see in a modern mathematical text book.

There is another unit suggested in my book 'The Eclipse' and it is 3.1416.

This can be presented as a smoothing of real pi by using Thom's megalithic inch of 0.816.

Real Pi 3.141592654 / 0.816 = 3.849990997 rounding to 3.85

3.85 x 0.816 = 3.1416.

This unit is hidden on page 47 of Thom's book 'Megalithic Sites in Britain'

Also on page 47 is the Aubrey circle circumference of 897.60 imperial feet.

3.1416 / 3.5 = 0.8976 units

897.60 / 0.8976 = 1000 and Thom suggested that base 10 was universally sacred.

How much evidence is required? There is much more.

Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 15-Jan-18 14:56 by DavidK.

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Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 3626 DavidK 15-Jan-18 14:51
Persuasive Evidence of the Modern Manipulation of Fibonacci 597 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Jan-18 19:00
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 612 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 562 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 87 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 528 DavidK 15-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 539 DavidK 15-Jan-18 19:26
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 491 molder 15-Jan-18 23:35
Another Canonical alternative 775 cloister 16-Jan-18 00:57
Re: Another Canonical alternative 493 molder 16-Jan-18 11:35
Re: Another Canonical alternative 490 cloister 16-Jan-18 12:23
Another perspective???????????????? 495 Sirfiroth 16-Jan-18 18:09
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 521 DavidK 17-Jan-18 14:07
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 459 cloister 17-Jan-18 14:31
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 518 Sirfiroth 17-Jan-18 17:02
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 479 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Jan-18 17:41
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 484 cloister 17-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 92 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:25
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 499 Harte 17-Jan-18 22:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 571 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 01:29
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 467 DavidK 18-Jan-18 10:11
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 424 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 14:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 415 DavidK 18-Jan-18 14:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 469 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 15:16
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 475 DavidK 18-Jan-18 15:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 511 Sirfiroth 19-Jan-18 18:38
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 438 DavidK 19-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 495 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 01:15
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 508 DavidK 20-Jan-18 09:56
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 438 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 16:12
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 563 rodz111 20-Jan-18 16:20
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 566 molder 20-Jan-18 11:31
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 473 DavidK 20-Jan-18 16:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 475 molder 20-Jan-18 20:35
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 459 molder 20-Jan-18 21:09
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 494 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 03:58
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 452 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:31
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 510 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 456 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:22
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 458 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:39
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 554 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 01:29
Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 479 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Jan-18 14:53
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 483 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 526 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 579 DavidK 18-Jan-18 20:51
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 495 Harte 18-Jan-18 17:27
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 658 rodz111 21-Jan-18 12:00
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 431 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 445 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:50
is this for real? 473 DavidK 09-Feb-18 00:21
Linking different versions of Pi and the canon of ancient measure 445 DavidK 09-Feb-18 12:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 691 rodz111 11-Feb-18 10:17
Rind papyrus 50 is not Pi as 256/81 556 DavidK 09-Feb-18 15:31
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 507 DavidK 13-Feb-18 10:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 515 DavidK 13-Feb-18 16:28
Pi as 3.1416 525 DavidK 08-Mar-18 09:39
3 versions of Pi to get to 2912 at Stonehenge 521 DavidK 12-Mar-18 12:23
Fibonacci Pi, 7920 miles and the canon of ancient measure 611 DavidK 21-Mar-18 11:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 508 DavidK 09-Jun-18 10:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 380 DavidK 28-Jun-18 10:40
Finding real Pi at the Aubrey circle 390 DavidK 28-Jun-18 10:56
Re: Finding real Pi at the Aubrey circle 399 rodz111 28-Jun-18 12:06
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 393 molder 28-Jun-18 11:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 398 DavidK 28-Jun-18 12:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 379 molder 28-Jun-18 12:13
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 419 molder 28-Jun-18 21:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 434 DavidK 29-Jun-18 09:52
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 385 molder 29-Jun-18 21:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 361 DavidK 30-Jun-18 09:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 424 molder 30-Jun-18 10:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 374 DavidK 30-Jun-18 12:08
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 433 molder 30-Jun-18 12:18
Pi at Stonehenge and 2912 477 DavidK 07-Jul-18 06:47
the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 410 DavidK 12-Aug-18 07:32
Re: the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 353 DavidK 13-Aug-18 06:09
Fibonacci Pi the saros and 3.1416 at Stonehenge 331 DavidK 13-Aug-18 07:40
Astronomically produced pi 374 DavidK 13-Aug-18 07:43
variable pi using Michell's canon 374 DavidK 14-Aug-18 06:36
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 309 cloister 14-Aug-18 09:48
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 356 DavidK 14-Aug-18 10:10
Link between pi and root 2 418 DavidK 10-Aug-18 11:14
Re: Link between pi and root 2 362 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:08
The Eclipse!? 374 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 22:20
Re: The Eclipse!? 394 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:41
Re: The Eclipse!? 417 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 23:16
Re: The Eclipse!? 437 molder 19-Aug-18 11:12
Re: The Eclipse!? 459 DavidK 20-Aug-18 19:08
Jim Wakefield's fibonnacci Pi 374 DavidK 14-Dec-18 14:32
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 300 DavidK 07-Jan-19 16:49
The hidden unit and Pi and real root 2 293 DavidK 09-Apr-19 12:30
Re: The hidden unit and Pi and real root 2 - Berriman had it 122 DavidK 03-Jan-20 12:51
Ellifino, As Usual 122 thinkitover 03-Jan-20 21:40
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 129 DavidK 03-Jan-20 23:11
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 104 thinkitover 13-Jan-20 06:22
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 135 DavidK 13-Jan-20 13:55

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