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History of American PI

  1. Dec 13, 2013 #1

    jedishrfu

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  3. Dec 14, 2013 #2

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  4. Dec 14, 2013 #3

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    [itex]\frac{22}{7}[/itex], [itex]\frac{16}{5}[/itex], or [itex]\frac{7^7}{4^9}[/itex], it's all the same.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2013 #4

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  6. Dec 15, 2013 #5

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    I stand corrected if not by spellchecker then by HallsOfIvy. But it did get 67 to 0 vote in the legislature but was killed in the state Senate so I guess it was half a law.
     
  7. Dec 15, 2013 #6
    Legislation to force a mathematical concept into law.. Scary.
    Reminds me, that there was a time one did not go against the church for fear of torture and or death.
     
  8. Dec 16, 2013 #7
    Story told by Numberphile:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFNjA9LOPsg
     
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