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B What would things look like if PI = 3.

  1. Feb 19, 2017 #1
    Hey there!

    I found myself being rather curious as to what a reality would look like where PI to equal 3, instead of 3.14...

    Uploaded a picture, was wondering if anyone able to get their head around it is also able to draw or explain the key differences.

    Thanks!
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  3. Feb 19, 2017 #2

    phinds

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    Well, if the laws of math and physics did not apply, it's real hard to say WHAT things would look like, but basically, I think your question doesn't make any sense.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2017 #3

    Orodruin

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    The question is meaningless. It is like asking what the world would look like if 1=2 or if white was black.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2017 #4
    The question becomes meaningful if you consider pi as just the circumference/diameter ratio
     
  6. Feb 20, 2017 #5

    Orodruin

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    No it doesn't. In curved spaces, this ratio is generally dependent on the radius and position and not a constant. In the limit of small radii, the ratio becomes pi on all smooth Riemannian manifolds.
     
  7. Feb 20, 2017 #6

    DrClaude

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    There is no point in discussing this.

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