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Thanks Harte, The Ancient Egyptians did indeed use the seked to calculate gradients. We know because we have records, G1 is built on a 5 1/2 seked. which is a 5 palms + 2 digits run to a rise of 7 palms which naturally incorporates the pi ratio, (4 / (22/7) = 14/11) the rise run of the 5 1/2 seked. Most assuredly if the Ancient Egyptians had been cognizant and used pi they would surely have made a note of it somewhere, either in the papyri or carved in a obelisk or stele somewhere. Yet, there is no recorded record of any form of pi by the Ancient Egyptians. Rhind Mathematical Papyrus problem #50 demonstrates their method for finding the area of a circle which they then used extensively in the papyri for many different calculations never bothering to use the pi ratio. With their methods so clearly spelled out in the papyri did they even bother to calculate the circumference of a circle? If so, without pi how were they able to calculate the circumference of a circle?

Regards,
Jacob

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Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 3620 DavidK 15-Jan-18 14:51
Persuasive Evidence of the Modern Manipulation of Fibonacci 594 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Jan-18 19:00
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 610 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 560 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 85 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 525 DavidK 15-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 536 DavidK 15-Jan-18 19:26
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 489 molder 15-Jan-18 23:35
Another Canonical alternative 772 cloister 16-Jan-18 00:57
Re: Another Canonical alternative 490 molder 16-Jan-18 11:35
Re: Another Canonical alternative 487 cloister 16-Jan-18 12:23
Another perspective???????????????? 492 Sirfiroth 16-Jan-18 18:09
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 517 DavidK 17-Jan-18 14:07
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 457 cloister 17-Jan-18 14:31
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 516 Sirfiroth 17-Jan-18 17:02
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 476 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Jan-18 17:41
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 481 cloister 17-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 90 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:25
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 496 Harte 17-Jan-18 22:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 568 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 01:29
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 464 DavidK 18-Jan-18 10:11
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 422 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 14:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 411 DavidK 18-Jan-18 14:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 466 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 15:16
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 473 DavidK 18-Jan-18 15:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 508 Sirfiroth 19-Jan-18 18:38
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 436 DavidK 19-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 493 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 01:15
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 506 DavidK 20-Jan-18 09:56
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 436 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 16:12
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 561 rodz111 20-Jan-18 16:20
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 563 molder 20-Jan-18 11:31
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 469 DavidK 20-Jan-18 16:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 471 molder 20-Jan-18 20:35
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 457 molder 20-Jan-18 21:09
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 492 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 03:58
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 449 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:31
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 507 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 453 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:22
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 456 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:39
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 551 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 01:29
Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 477 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Jan-18 14:53
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 479 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 521 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 575 DavidK 18-Jan-18 20:51
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 493 Harte 18-Jan-18 17:27
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 655 rodz111 21-Jan-18 12:00
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 429 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 443 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:50
is this for real? 470 DavidK 09-Feb-18 00:21
Linking different versions of Pi and the canon of ancient measure 443 DavidK 09-Feb-18 12:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 688 rodz111 11-Feb-18 10:17
Rind papyrus 50 is not Pi as 256/81 554 DavidK 09-Feb-18 15:31
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 505 DavidK 13-Feb-18 10:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 512 DavidK 13-Feb-18 16:28
Pi as 3.1416 523 DavidK 08-Mar-18 09:39
3 versions of Pi to get to 2912 at Stonehenge 517 DavidK 12-Mar-18 12:23
Fibonacci Pi, 7920 miles and the canon of ancient measure 608 DavidK 21-Mar-18 11:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 506 DavidK 09-Jun-18 10:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 376 DavidK 28-Jun-18 10:40
Finding real Pi at the Aubrey circle 387 DavidK 28-Jun-18 10:56
Re: Finding real Pi at the Aubrey circle 396 rodz111 28-Jun-18 12:06
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 389 molder 28-Jun-18 11:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 396 DavidK 28-Jun-18 12:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 375 molder 28-Jun-18 12:13
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 417 molder 28-Jun-18 21:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 430 DavidK 29-Jun-18 09:52
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 382 molder 29-Jun-18 21:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 357 DavidK 30-Jun-18 09:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 420 molder 30-Jun-18 10:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 371 DavidK 30-Jun-18 12:08
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 431 molder 30-Jun-18 12:18
Pi at Stonehenge and 2912 475 DavidK 07-Jul-18 06:47
the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 408 DavidK 12-Aug-18 07:32
Re: the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 351 DavidK 13-Aug-18 06:09
Fibonacci Pi the saros and 3.1416 at Stonehenge 328 DavidK 13-Aug-18 07:40
Astronomically produced pi 371 DavidK 13-Aug-18 07:43
variable pi using Michell's canon 372 DavidK 14-Aug-18 06:36
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 306 cloister 14-Aug-18 09:48
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 349 DavidK 14-Aug-18 10:10
Link between pi and root 2 414 DavidK 10-Aug-18 11:14
Re: Link between pi and root 2 360 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:08
The Eclipse!? 370 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 22:20
Re: The Eclipse!? 388 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:41
Re: The Eclipse!? 412 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 23:16
Re: The Eclipse!? 435 molder 19-Aug-18 11:12
Re: The Eclipse!? 455 DavidK 20-Aug-18 19:08
Jim Wakefield's fibonnacci Pi 372 DavidK 14-Dec-18 14:32
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 298 DavidK 07-Jan-19 16:49
The hidden unit and Pi and real root 2 291 DavidK 09-Apr-19 12:30
Re: The hidden unit and Pi and real root 2 - Berriman had it 120 DavidK 03-Jan-20 12:51
Ellifino, As Usual 120 thinkitover 03-Jan-20 21:40
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 124 DavidK 03-Jan-20 23:11
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 102 thinkitover 13-Jan-20 06:22
Re: Ellifino, As Usual 133 DavidK 13-Jan-20 13:55


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