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Which one is incorrect

  1. Jan 14, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    The one that I check marked is incorrect, am I missing something?
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  3. Jan 15, 2009 #2
    You might like to reconsider that statement about pi, Equi.
  4. Jan 15, 2009 #3
    hmm.. isn't pi = 3.14?
  5. Jan 15, 2009 #4
    Pi is an irrational number, 3.14 is very much rational. What do you think?
  6. Jan 15, 2009 #5
    No, pi is "transcendental"; one cannot write it as a terminating decimal nor a recurring one for that matter. Here are the first one million digits: http://www.eveandersson.com/pi/digits/1000000

    Learn more about pi at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi
  7. Jan 15, 2009 #6


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    Pi is approximately 3.14 (to two decimal places), not equal to.
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