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Sirfiroth Wrote:
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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
My understanding is that they didn't calculate circumference directly. They estimated using polygonal perimeters.

I should note that for those who don't know or didn't read the link I provided that 22/7 isn't actually "encoded" into the GP. It is the result of mathematical manipulation of the height measure and the perimeter of the base.

The 5-1/2 seked mentioned is 22 fingers "in" for every cubit "up." And a cubit is 7 palms, or 28 fingers. Therefore the actual ratio is 22/28, and the 22/7 comes from dividing the perimeter by 2 in the false numerology of the structure.

Harte

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Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 618 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 565 magisterchessmutt 15-Jan-18 19:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 90 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:18
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 532 DavidK 15-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 542 DavidK 15-Jan-18 19:26
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 497 molder 15-Jan-18 23:35
Another Canonical alternative 782 cloister 16-Jan-18 00:57
Re: Another Canonical alternative 498 molder 16-Jan-18 11:35
Re: Another Canonical alternative 494 cloister 16-Jan-18 12:23
Another perspective???????????????? 500 Sirfiroth 16-Jan-18 18:09
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 524 DavidK 17-Jan-18 14:07
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 465 cloister 17-Jan-18 14:31
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 523 Sirfiroth 17-Jan-18 17:02
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 482 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Jan-18 17:41
Re: Another perspective???????????????? 490 cloister 17-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 94 DavidK 12-Jan-20 20:25
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 512 Harte 17-Jan-18 22:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 575 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 01:29
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 472 DavidK 18-Jan-18 10:11
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 427 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 14:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 419 DavidK 18-Jan-18 14:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 470 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 15:16
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 479 DavidK 18-Jan-18 15:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 514 Sirfiroth 19-Jan-18 18:38
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 442 DavidK 19-Jan-18 21:55
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 499 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 01:15
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 513 DavidK 20-Jan-18 09:56
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 452 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-18 16:12
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 567 rodz111 20-Jan-18 16:20
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 570 molder 20-Jan-18 11:31
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 476 DavidK 20-Jan-18 16:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 477 molder 20-Jan-18 20:35
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 464 molder 20-Jan-18 21:09
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 499 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 03:58
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 455 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:31
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 516 DavidK 21-Jan-18 10:57
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 461 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:22
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 460 DavidK 21-Jan-18 11:39
Re: CALL ROYAL CUBITS INCHES 560 Sirfiroth 21-Jan-18 01:29
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Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 485 Sirfiroth 18-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 531 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Jan-18 20:10
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Phi? 582 DavidK 18-Jan-18 20:51
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 500 Harte 18-Jan-18 17:27
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 665 rodz111 21-Jan-18 12:00
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 436 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:40
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 449 DavidK 08-Feb-18 23:50
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Linking different versions of Pi and the canon of ancient measure 451 DavidK 09-Feb-18 12:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 698 rodz111 11-Feb-18 10:17
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Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 512 DavidK 13-Feb-18 10:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 523 DavidK 13-Feb-18 16:28
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Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 515 DavidK 09-Jun-18 10:28
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 385 DavidK 28-Jun-18 10:40
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Re: Finding real Pi at the Aubrey circle 403 rodz111 28-Jun-18 12:06
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 397 molder 28-Jun-18 11:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 402 DavidK 28-Jun-18 12:01
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 388 molder 28-Jun-18 12:13
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 423 molder 28-Jun-18 21:37
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 441 DavidK 29-Jun-18 09:52
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 389 molder 29-Jun-18 21:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 367 DavidK 30-Jun-18 09:48
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 429 molder 30-Jun-18 10:23
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 379 DavidK 30-Jun-18 12:08
Re: Persuasive Evidence of the Ancient Manipulation of Pi? 440 molder 30-Jun-18 12:18
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the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 416 DavidK 12-Aug-18 07:32
Re: the simplicity of using pi as 3.1416 at Stonehenge 357 DavidK 13-Aug-18 06:09
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Astronomically produced pi 378 DavidK 13-Aug-18 07:43
variable pi using Michell's canon 378 DavidK 14-Aug-18 06:36
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 311 cloister 14-Aug-18 09:48
Re: variable pi using Michell's canon 362 DavidK 14-Aug-18 10:10
Link between pi and root 2 425 DavidK 10-Aug-18 11:14
Re: Link between pi and root 2 367 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:08
The Eclipse!? 375 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 22:20
Re: The Eclipse!? 401 DavidK 18-Aug-18 22:41
Re: The Eclipse!? 420 PB Bytes 18-Aug-18 23:16
Re: The Eclipse!? 441 molder 19-Aug-18 11:12
Re: The Eclipse!? 465 DavidK 20-Aug-18 19:08
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Re: Ellifino, As Usual 136 DavidK 03-Jan-20 23:11
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