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From the Rhind papyrus, of c. 1550 BCE (excerpted from wiki):

Problem 47 is a table with fractional equalities which represent the ten situations where the physical volume quantity of "100 quadruple heqats" is divided by each of the multiples of ten, from ten through one hundred. The quotients are expressed in terms of Horus eye fractions, sometimes also using a much smaller unit of volume known as a "quadruple ro". The quadruple heqat and the quadruple ro are units of volume derived from the simpler heqat and ro, such that these four units of volume satisfy the following relationships: 1 quadruple heqat = 4 heqat = 1280 ro = 320 quadruple ro.

Okay, so the Eye of Horus has transformed from linear measure to volume measure, and you were certainly aware of this the whole time, weren't you...as you state that...

"FYI, I don't need to find the missing 1/64, I know where it is and what it does. What everyone calls a missing 1/64 is the key to G1, G2 and the Giza Plateau. The 'ro' a Middle Kingdom creation that only distracts from what the missing 1/64 actually does!"

Middle Kingdom creation? Moscow Papyrus, 1850 BCE.

Berlin papyrus, c. 1800 BCE.

Lahun papyrus, maybe a hundred years either side of the above.

They are all in the Middle Kingdom...all Middle Kingdom creations...all expressions of concepts that make it easy for appropriate persons to keep accounts of stores, stock, trade and taxes where exacting amounts are not too necessary...such as eighths and ninths estimating a transition between circle and square. As I said, I'm looking at Khufu's pyramid, built several hundred years before the Middle Kingdom, and who knows how old its plan actually is. If someone several hundred years after that - and to the best of their ability in making things simple so-as not to divulge too many secret things from the temples and their keepers - write up papyri for the scribes and the students who are being trained into the higher positions of government and localized authorities so that the country is run well and fraud is minimized, then someone who rally wants to show that 'this method hides a tithe for myself without you knowing about it' might be uncovered somewhere down the track...and someone like Ahkenaten might topple the temples and return the whole to the people, not the priests whom spread the myths of perfect math about.

So...indulge me with your missing 1/64 and what it means and its secret that you aren't sharing with anyone and letting folk focus on things that don't include that...which may very well tidy things up a bit when I can't swallow that 1 + 1 = 5 and a 1/2.

So, of course I'll believe that if I can make a calculation that they had the same ability...they were much smarter than I am...they could do so much more than I can. I just copy what I see. I have just a few ideas how they did it, too. And I do so like the real basic one: a rectangle of side 1 unit by side 1 unit has a diagonal of square root 2; a rectangle of side 1 unit with side 2 units has a diagonal of square root 5...etc etc. Phi isn't far away...breaking a circle down to parts and enlarging the circle to the horizon identifies pi...and tracking the sun to the limits of the tropics identifies the equator and a simple calculation tells how large the planet is, then tells how far away the sun is, and why the moon can cover the sun in some solar eclipses but not others.

But you would need to ingratiate yourself with a High Priest in Ancient Egypt to learn such things, as such knowledge only leads the general populace to question not just authority but also God, and breaks down a system of the haves and have-nots. Being from another country helps...it means you have no intention to overthrow the ruling class. But mass migration to something that makes sense might ensue...

Well, that was fun. I wonder if anyone can help me with the quandary of why 0.1415925 is 7.0625 parts of 1, and 0.0625 is a sixteenth part of 1, and 0.1415925 is a 113th part of 7.0625, and why a good estimation of pi is 355/113. It is certainly a puzzle that is not what it seems.

Cheers

Andrew

ps: I am sure I mentioned previously about why 628 is important, didn't I? And why it makes more sense when it becomes 500 + 128, didn't I? And nice..."1 quadruple heqat = 4 heqat = 1280 ro = 320 quadruple ro"...1280 = 4 heqat = a multiple of 10 and 128. And all that from a dream, no less. I don't do too bad while I am asleep...I better stay awake as I might be too dangerous with my Eye closed...get it? Eye Closed lol...all 64 parts locked up tight. Oh, my ribs are hurting...

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Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 3250 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 03:26
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 581 drew 06-Feb-18 04:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 563 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-18 17:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 441 drew 06-Feb-18 23:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ???????????????? 500 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Feb-18 14:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 429 molder 08-Feb-18 05:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 427 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 06:43
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 428 DavidK 08-Feb-18 10:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 430 molder 08-Feb-18 11:56
linking egyptian Pi to imperial Pi 363 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 366 DavidK 08-Feb-18 13:58
cubit of 20.25? 361 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:12
where does Fibonacci Pi come from? 370 DavidK 08-Feb-18 14:49
Re: cubit of 20.25? 423 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-18 15:08
Re: cubit of 20.25? 387 DavidK 08-Feb-18 15:15
Re: cubit of 20.25? 384 molder 09-Feb-18 03:58
Mod Note > Off-Topic Posts 402 Dr. Troglodyte 09-Feb-18 16:38
Re: cubit of 20.25? 628 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 21:02
Oh...what a shame... 415 drew 09-Feb-18 00:33
Re: Oh...what a shame... 414 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 04:47
Re: Oh...what a shame... 436 drew 09-Feb-18 06:02
Re: Oh...what a shame... 560 Sirfiroth 09-Feb-18 13:28
Re: Oh...what a shame... 423 DavidK 22-Jun-18 05:58
Re: Oh...what a shame... 361 drew 22-Jun-18 09:54
Re: Oh...what a shame... 474 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 13:32
Re: Oh...what a shame... 519 drew 22-Jun-18 22:27
Re: Oh...what a shame... 390 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 01:48
Re: well put 362 drew 23-Jun-18 08:08
To put it bluntly! 399 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-18 12:40
Re: well put 384 Manu 23-Jun-18 18:33
Re: extensions of numbers 342 drew 24-Jun-18 00:40
Re: extensions of numbers 393 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 04:50
Re: extensions of numbers 349 drew 24-Jun-18 08:36
Re: extensions of numbers 336 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:22
Re: extensions of numbers 346 drew 24-Jun-18 20:53
Re: extensions of numbers 347 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:06
Re: extensions of numbers 318 DavidK 25-Jun-18 16:13
Re: extensions of numbers 323 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:46
the primitive calculator 322 drew 25-Jun-18 23:23
Re: the primitive calculator 378 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 02:24
Re: the primitive calculator 309 drew 26-Jun-18 07:06
Mod Note > Duplicate Post Removed 487 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Jun-18 12:45
Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 378 rodz111 26-Jun-18 13:55
Re: Newton's problem solved(the relation between the Roman foot and the Egyptian foot ) 277 drew 27-Jun-18 05:18
Re: the primitive calculator 399 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:00
Re: the primitive calculator 342 drew 27-Jun-18 00:01
Re: the primitive calculator 364 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 00:18
Re: the primitive calculator 314 drew 27-Jun-18 01:56
Re: well put 298 cloister 24-Jun-18 09:43
Re: well put 341 Manu 24-Jun-18 12:59
Re: well put 331 cloister 24-Jun-18 18:14
Re: well put 466 cloister 29-Jun-18 08:48
Re: well put 317 drew 27-Jun-18 05:11
Re: Oh...what a shame... 383 Sirfiroth 22-Jun-18 12:21
Re: Oh...what a shame... 410 molder 23-Jun-18 00:24
Re: Oh...what a shame... 391 DavidK 23-Jun-18 21:06
Re: Oh...what a shame... 353 DavidK 24-Jun-18 07:41
Understanding the differences! 395 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 12:50
No pie for jacob 387 DavidK 24-Jun-18 08:54
Re: No pie for jacob 326 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:44
Re: No pie for jacob 348 DavidK 25-Jun-18 20:21
Re: No pie for jacob 359 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 23:19
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 311 molder 26-Jun-18 00:51
Re: what value for pi? 314 drew 26-Jun-18 14:11
Re: what value for pi? 363 molder 26-Jun-18 21:30
Re: what value for pi? 317 drew 26-Jun-18 23:42
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 302 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 14:55
Re: 5 values for pi in GP here are 3 358 molder 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 357 DavidK 26-Jun-18 10:34
Re: No pie for jacob 311 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 15:02
Re: No pie for jacob 310 DavidK 26-Jun-18 16:46
Re: No pie for jacob 368 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 17:12
Re: No pie for jacob 348 DavidK 26-Jun-18 18:58
Re: No pie for jacob 357 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 22:59
Re: No pie for jacob 309 DUNE 26-Jun-18 19:52
Re: No pie for jacob 310 DavidK 26-Jun-18 21:18
Re: No pie for jacob 313 Sirfiroth 26-Jun-18 23:10
Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 324 DavidK 27-Jun-18 05:37
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 422 drew 27-Jun-18 06:16
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 323 DavidK 27-Jun-18 10:25
Re: Hard evidence for base 100 using egyptian maths 340 drew 27-Jun-18 21:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 384 rodz111 25-Jun-18 17:48
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 357 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 19:54
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 324 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 343 molder 26-Jun-18 03:19
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 342 rodz111 26-Jun-18 03:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 338 molder 26-Jun-18 21:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 386 rodz111 28-Jun-18 07:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 336 drew 28-Jun-18 09:56
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 364 rodz111 28-Jun-18 11:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 444 drew 28-Jun-18 17:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 371 DavidK 28-Jun-18 20:00
Tripping over museum rods 362 drew 28-Jun-18 23:52
Museum rods 330 drew 29-Jun-18 00:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 357 rodz111 29-Jun-18 00:37
You're as much as a complainer as anyone but you're not... 346 drew 29-Jun-18 01:24
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 418 rodz111 30-Jun-18 01:21
You down and dirty so-n-so 348 drew 27-Jun-18 05:29
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 294 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 08:17
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 291 drew 27-Jun-18 09:49
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 429 Sirfiroth 27-Jun-18 17:12
The math or the pyramid? 368 drew 27-Jun-18 20:46
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 283 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:04
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 306 Sirfiroth 17-Jul-18 23:16
Re: You down and dirty so-n-so 301 DavidK 17-Jul-18 23:20
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 328 molder 19-Jul-18 11:21
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 345 Sirfiroth 23-Jul-18 13:49
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 339 DavidK 24-Jul-18 09:11
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 351 DavidK 06-Aug-18 19:15
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 324 DavidK 07-Aug-18 05:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 325 spaceyhippie 08-Aug-18 09:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 331 DavidK 08-Aug-18 09:39
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 360 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 02:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 394 DavidK 09-Aug-18 08:00
ROTFLMAO! 280 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 13:22
Re: ROTFLMAO! 287 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:12
Re: ROTFLMAO! 428 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 14:28
Re: ROTFLMAO! 273 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:49
Re: ROTFLMAO! 280 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 15:03
Re: ROTFLMAO! 294 DavidK 09-Aug-18 21:39
Re: ROTFLMAO! 318 Sirfiroth 10-Aug-18 02:06
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 335 spaceyhippie 09-Aug-18 20:40
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 387 DavidK 10-Aug-18 07:59
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 181 DavidK 27-Dec-19 23:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 164 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 03:46
Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 179 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 04:59
Re: Pi. All Pi. All The Time. 152 molder 28-Dec-19 10:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 154 DavidK 28-Dec-19 10:20
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 163 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:13
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 179 Thanos5150 28-Dec-19 16:30
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 168 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 21:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 174 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 159 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 02:17
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 160 molder 29-Dec-19 04:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 154 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 12:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 153 molder 29-Dec-19 22:31
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 146 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 14:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 195 magisterchessmutt 30-Dec-19 15:16
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 153 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 03:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 206 magisterchessmutt 31-Dec-19 04:33
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 172 Sirfiroth 31-Dec-19 15:04
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 180 spaceyhippie 31-Dec-19 23:37
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 172 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:29
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 159 DavidK 29-Dec-19 09:32
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 165 Sirfiroth 29-Dec-19 14:09
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 162 spaceyhippie 01-Jan-20 23:18
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 177 Sirfiroth 02-Jan-20 01:33
Pi vs Pudding 174 thinkitover 02-Jan-20 21:45
Re: Pi vs Pudding 159 spaceyhippie 03-Jan-20 00:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 175 seasmith 03-Jan-20 00:24
Re: Pi vs Pudding 160 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 23:06
Re: Pi vs Pudding 204 seasmith 08-Jan-20 02:54
Re: Pi vs Pudding 165 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 03:36
Re: Pi vs Pudding 167 molder 03-Jan-20 06:56
Re: Pi vs Pudding 166 Sirfiroth 03-Jan-20 18:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 162 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 00:02
LOL, now that was hilarious ! 159 Sirfiroth 04-Jan-20 05:51
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 215 hendrik dirker 04-Jan-20 09:32
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 150 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:37
Re: LOL, now that was hilarious ! 161 spaceyhippie 04-Jan-20 23:39
Re: Pi vs Pudding 178 molder 04-Jan-20 11:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 168 Sirfiroth 05-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi vs Pudding 158 molder 06-Jan-20 02:55
Re: Pi vs Pudding 189 magisterchessmutt 06-Jan-20 02:58
Re: Pi vs Pudding 154 molder 06-Jan-20 05:26
Re: Pi vs Pudding 157 spaceyhippie 07-Jan-20 01:32
Re: Pi vs Pudding 144 DavidK 07-Jan-20 02:02
Re: Pi vs Pudding 160 thinkitover 06-Jan-20 06:13
Re: Pi vs Pudding 172 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 02:18
Re: Pi vs Pudding 144 DavidK 07-Jan-20 14:25
Re: Pi vs Pudding 156 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 15:16
Re: Pi vs Pudding 154 DavidK 07-Jan-20 19:03
Re: Pi vs Pudding 148 Sirfiroth 07-Jan-20 20:08
Re: Pi vs Pudding 147 DavidK 07-Jan-20 20:11
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 173 DavidK 28-Dec-19 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 169 engbren 28-Dec-19 12:34
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 168 Sirfiroth 28-Dec-19 15:55
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 157 engbren 29-Dec-19 01:14
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 158 Sirfiroth 30-Dec-19 16:52
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 161 engbren 30-Dec-19 22:23
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