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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...

I once thought 'fools gold' had gold in it...and it actually does have gold in it...silly me?...

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Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 3212 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 03:26
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 559 drew 06-Feb-18 04:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 521 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 17:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 424 drew 06-Feb-18 23:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ???????????????? 483 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Feb-18 14:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 410 molder 08-Feb-18 05:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 408 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 06:43
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 411 DavidK 08-Feb-18 10:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 409 molder 08-Feb-18 11:56
linking egyptian Pi to imperial Pi 346 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 347 DavidK 08-Feb-18 13:58
cubit of 20.25? 315 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:12
where does Fibonacci Pi come from? 351 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:49
Re: cubit of 20.25? 405 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 15:08
Re: cubit of 20.25? 368 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:15
Re: cubit of 20.25? 366 molder 09-Feb-18 03:58
Mod Note > Off-Topic Posts 384 Dr. Troglodyte 09-Feb-18 16:38
Re: cubit of 20.25? 529 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 21:02
Oh...what a shame... 399 drew 09-Feb-18 00:33
Re: Oh...what a shame... 396 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 04:47
Re: Oh...what a shame... 417 drew 09-Feb-18 06:02
Re: Oh...what a shame... 446 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 13:28
Re: Oh...what a shame... 404 DavidK 22-Jun-18 05:58
Re: Oh...what a shame... 340 drew 22-Jun-18 09:54
Re: Oh...what a shame... 421 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 13:32
Re: Oh...what a shame... 497 drew 22-Jun-18 22:27
Re: Oh...what a shame... 369 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 01:48
Re: well put 341 drew 23-Jun-18 08:08
To put it bluntly! 383 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 12:40
Re: well put 362 Manu 23-Jun-18 18:33
Re: extensions of numbers 315 drew 24-Jun-18 00:40
Re: extensions of numbers 375 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 04:50
Re: extensions of numbers 328 drew 24-Jun-18 08:36
Re: extensions of numbers 318 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:22
Re: extensions of numbers 323 drew 24-Jun-18 20:53
Re: extensions of numbers 322 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:06
Re: extensions of numbers 298 DavidK 25-Jun-18 16:13
Re: extensions of numbers 305 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:46
the primitive calculator 304 drew 25-Jun-18 23:23
Re: the primitive calculator 359 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 02:24
Re: the primitive calculator 290 drew 26-Jun-18 07:06
Mod Note > Duplicate Post Removed 388 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Jun-18 12:45
Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 357 rodz111 26-Jun-18 13:55
Re: Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 259 drew 27-Jun-18 05:18
Re: the primitive calculator 333 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:00
Re: the primitive calculator 324 drew 27-Jun-18 00:01
Re: the primitive calculator 322 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 00:18
Re: the primitive calculator 293 drew 27-Jun-18 01:56
Re: well put 279 cloister 24-Jun-18 09:43
Re: well put 322 Manu 24-Jun-18 12:59
Re: well put 310 cloister 24-Jun-18 18:14
Re: well put 367 cloister 29-Jun-18 08:48
Re: well put 299 drew 27-Jun-18 05:11
Re: Oh...what a shame... 361 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 12:21
Re: Oh...what a shame... 391 molder 23-Jun-18 00:24
Re: Oh...what a shame... 370 DavidK 23-Jun-18 21:06
Re: Oh...what a shame... 331 DavidK 24-Jun-18 07:41
Understanding the differences! 329 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:50
No pie for jacob 369 DavidK 24-Jun-18 08:54
Re: No pie for jacob 306 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:44
Re: No pie for jacob 331 DavidK 25-Jun-18 20:21
Re: No pie for jacob 335 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 23:19
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 294 molder 26-Jun-18 00:51
Re: what value for pi? 297 drew 26-Jun-18 14:11
Re: what value for pi? 343 molder 26-Jun-18 21:30
Re: what value for pi? 299 drew 26-Jun-18 23:42
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 284 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 14:55
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 338 molder 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 335 DavidK 26-Jun-18 10:34
Re: No pie for jacob 295 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 15:02
Re: No pie for jacob 293 DavidK 26-Jun-18 16:46
Re: No pie for jacob 302 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:12
Re: No pie for jacob 329 DavidK 26-Jun-18 18:58
Re: No pie for jacob 339 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 22:59
Re: No pie for jacob 288 DUNE 26-Jun-18 19:52
Re: No pie for jacob 294 DavidK 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 296 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 23:10
Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 305 DavidK 27-Jun-18 05:37
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 333 drew 27-Jun-18 06:16
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 305 DavidK 27-Jun-18 10:25
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 317 drew 27-Jun-18 21:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 363 rodz111 25-Jun-18 17:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 337 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 19:54
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 306 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 326 molder 26-Jun-18 03:19
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 324 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 319 molder 26-Jun-18 21:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 368 rodz111 28-Jun-18 07:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 315 drew 28-Jun-18 09:56
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 345 rodz111 28-Jun-18 11:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 335 drew 28-Jun-18 17:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 350 DavidK 28-Jun-18 20:00
Tripping over museum rods 344 drew 28-Jun-18 23:52
Museum rods 311 drew 29-Jun-18 00:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 335 rodz111 29-Jun-18 00:37
You're as much as a complainer as anyone but you're not... 326 drew 29-Jun-18 01:24
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 398 rodz111 30-Jun-18 01:21
You down and dirty so-n-so 331 drew 27-Jun-18 05:29
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 277 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 08:17
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 273 drew 27-Jun-18 09:49
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 411 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 17:12
The math or the pyramid? 348 drew 27-Jun-18 20:46
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 266 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:04
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 289 Sirfiroth 17-Jul-18 23:16
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 282 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 391 spaceyhippie 19-Jul-18 10:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 309 molder 19-Jul-18 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 353 Sirfiroth 19-Jul-18 12:05
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 478 spaceyhippie 19-Jul-18 23:57
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 332 DavidK 20-Jul-18 08:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 387 spaceyhippie 20-Jul-18 21:58
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 268 DavidK 22-Jul-18 09:41
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 373 spaceyhippie 23-Jul-18 02:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 306 DavidK 23-Jul-18 08:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 328 Sirfiroth 23-Jul-18 13:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 302 DavidK 23-Jul-18 22:23
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 534 Sirfiroth 23-Jul-18 23:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 320 DavidK 24-Jul-18 09:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 267 Sirfiroth 24-Jul-18 13:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 257 DavidK 27-Jul-18 06:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 294 Sirfiroth 27-Jul-18 15:45
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 356 spaceyhippie 24-Jul-18 02:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 366 DavidK 24-Jul-18 17:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 416 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 00:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 327 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 14:36
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 447 spaceyhippie 29-Jul-18 11:01
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 329 DavidK 06-Aug-18 19:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 302 DavidK 07-Aug-18 05:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 306 spaceyhippie 08-Aug-18 09:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 314 DavidK 08-Aug-18 09:39
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 342 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 02:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 370 DavidK 09-Aug-18 08:00
ROTFLMAO! 262 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 13:22
Re: ROTFLMAO! 270 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:12
Re: ROTFLMAO! 355 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 14:28
Re: ROTFLMAO! 254 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:49
Re: ROTFLMAO! 263 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 15:03
Re: ROTFLMAO! 277 DavidK 09-Aug-18 21:39
Re: ROTFLMAO! 301 Sirfiroth 10-Aug-18 02:06
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 314 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 20:40
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 371 DavidK 10-Aug-18 07:59
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 376 Steve Clayton 12-Aug-18 18:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 160 DavidK 27-Dec-19 23:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 147 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 03:46
Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 163 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 04:59
Re: Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 135 molder 28-Dec-19 10:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 134 DavidK 28-Dec-19 10:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 144 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 161 Thanos5150 28-Dec-19 16:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 151 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 21:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 149 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 141 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 02:17
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 144 molder 29-Dec-19 04:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 138 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 12:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 137 molder 29-Dec-19 22:31
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 130 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 14:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 177 magisterchessmutt 30-Dec-19 15:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 136 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 03:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 180 magisterchessmutt 31-Dec-19 04:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 154 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 15:04
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 162 spaceyhippie 31-Dec-19 23:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 155 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:29
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 142 DavidK 29-Dec-19 09:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 146 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 14:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 145 spaceyhippie 01-Jan-20 23:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 160 Sirfiroth 02-Jan-20 01:33
Pi vs Pudding 149 thinkitover 02-Jan-20 21:45
Re: Pi vs Pudding 141 spaceyhippie 03-Jan-20 00:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 157 seasmith 03-Jan-20 00:24
Re: Pi vs Pudding 141 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 23:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 183 seasmith 08-Jan-20 02:54
Re: Pi vs Pudding 149 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 03:36
Re: Pi vs Pudding 147 molder 03-Jan-20 06:56
Re: Pi vs Pudding 149 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 18:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 144 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 00:02
LOL, now that was hilarious ! 143 Sirfiroth 04-Jan-20 05:51
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 186 hendrik dirker 04-Jan-20 09:32
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 132 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:37
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 141 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:39
Re: Pi vs Pudding 160 molder 04-Jan-20 11:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 149 Sirfiroth 05-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi vs Pudding 141 molder 06-Jan-20 02:55
Re: Pi vs Pudding 171 magisterchessmutt 06-Jan-20 02:58
Re: Pi vs Pudding 137 molder 06-Jan-20 05:26
Re: Pi vs Pudding 138 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 01:32
Re: Pi vs Pudding 128 DavidK 07-Jan-20 02:02
Re: Pi vs Pudding 142 thinkitover 06-Jan-20 06:13
Re: Pi vs Pudding 156 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 02:18
Re: Pi vs Pudding 126 DavidK 07-Jan-20 14:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 138 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 15:16
Re: Pi vs Pudding 137 DavidK 07-Jan-20 19:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 131 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 20:08
Re: Pi vs Pudding 131 DavidK 07-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 158 DavidK 28-Dec-19 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 153 engbren 28-Dec-19 12:34
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 153 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:55
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 141 engbren 29-Dec-19 01:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 140 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 16:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 143 engbren 30-Dec-19 22:23
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 200 magisterchessmutt 30-Dec-19 23:24
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 167 engbren 31-Dec-19 11:31
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 148 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 00:42


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