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That's pretty good showing 1732 1/2 cubits...sure is a simple sum...but what is it good for? You go through your whole quote and that sum and don't use it for anything and you said it was a secret thing that no-one else kinda knows about...? I don't get it.

You turn a ro from weight to distance and it goes nowhere...I don't get it. You offer up fractional examples of square roots and phi that are close to the exact figures and state that the ancients didn't know the exact figures...so how would they know they are close? I don't get it. And then you say this:

One interesting thing about 1 + 1/2 + 1/7 + 1/14 + 1/56 and just for fun because we know the Ancient Egyptians did not use angles as we do, but is: tan 97/56 = 60º 0’ 4.75” cotan 56/97 = 29º 59’ 55.25” compared to our measure for the latitude of G1 29ª 58’ 45.12“N having a difference of 0º 1’ 10.13” from our current noted location for G1.

I don't get where you got 97 from in order to assess that they didn't use angles as we do, and provide a cotan result to show they put the pyramid close to something that is exact...and that I don't get whatsoever...how can you offer up something to say they got close when you put in something to show 'close'. You have no idea at all the stuff I have done over the last few years, do you?

I'll offer up one of those things, from 3 years ago, describing the simple use of three circles and radiations within them defining intersections where the intersections can be measured both from any of the circle's centre points, or to any of the other intersections within the diagram. A busy image with associated squares and rectangles found within, and just showing the radiations associated with intersections, can be found here

Square roots, phi and certainly logarithm amounts are found in such a simple construction that begins from this

That is just the 15deg radiations...you should see what other degree radiations offer up...certainly all kinds of logarithm results.

And really, how simple of a construct is that? And maybe you would say that the ancients weren't able to come up with such a simple diagram...and not be able to measure between different intersections, nor compare those measures, nor draw straight lines to show squares and rectangles, let alone draw a circle.

This simple diagram shows perfect values for square roots and phi, not 'close-tos'.

I know, I know..."Where is such a diagram from ancient history?"

They could build Khufu's pyramid but they couldn't come up with a diagram of three circles of 1 unit radius spaced 1 unit apart on a straight line, and divide the circumference up into equal radiations?

You have no argument whatsoever saying they didn't.

If I could not see a flower, I would know its scent

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 25-Jun-18 23:27 by drew.

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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? 627 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... 360 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 392 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-18 04:50
Re: extensions of numbers 349 drew 24-Jun-18 08:36
Re: extensions of numbers 335 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 317 DavidK 25-Jun-18 16:13
Re: extensions of numbers 322 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-18 16:46
the primitive calculator 321 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 316 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 325 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 3 301 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 347 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 ?????????????? 342 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 ?????????????? 370 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 ?????????????? 327 molder 19-Jul-18 11:21
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 374 Sirfiroth 19-Jul-18 12:05
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 498 spaceyhippie 19-Jul-18 23:57
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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 ?????????????? 391 spaceyhippie 24-Jul-18 02:44
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 385 DavidK 24-Jul-18 17:10
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 433 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 00:51
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 346 spaceyhippie 27-Jul-18 14:36
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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 ?????????????? 324 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
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ROTFLMAO! 280 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 13:22
Re: ROTFLMAO! 286 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:12
Re: ROTFLMAO! 428 Sirfiroth 09-Aug-18 14:28
Re: ROTFLMAO! 272 DavidK 09-Aug-18 14:49
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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 ?????????????? 167 thinkitover 28-Dec-19 21:49
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 174 Thanos5150 29-Dec-19 04:35
Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 158 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 ?????????????? 145 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 ?????????????? 205 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 ?????????????? 176 Sirfiroth 02-Jan-20 01:33
Pi vs Pudding 174 thinkitover 02-Jan-20 21:45
Re: Pi vs Pudding 158 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 ! 214 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 157 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 147 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
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Re: Pi or no Pi ?????????????? 183 engbren 31-Dec-19 11:31
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