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Originally posted by BriggsBU
Bleh. How come it always seems that when I make a knowledgeable, informative post, the thread goes dead? It's really troublesome. No one ever wants to discuss my delightfully insightful posts.
Originally posted by theresult
Right...
let me start out by simply answering ur question
YES ITS FLAWED
now i shall tell you why unlike all the other posts i laugh at...
MATHMATICS is a mesurment of a givin object
let me point out 2 things that happen in maths that SHOW why infact its flawed
infinity / PI / symmertry
MATHMATICS LOOPS
understand that? IT LOOPs
all my god damm life i have asked the very question WHY we have mathmatics
i may not be rich i may not be famouse but please please understand one thing
I UNDERSTAND WHY AND HOW WE USE MATH
ITS A TOTAL JOKE
the reason you get 909999999999999999999999999. or 333333333333
is becouse ur asking a question that leads into infintiy.. sounds oodd? lol why would it?
or shall i show u some stupid equation? !STUPID!
mathmatics is here becouse our small little minds can not deal with the fact the universe is infinante becouse we are live..
try this out if you want:
22/8
22/7
do you understand my question?
we apply maths to everything other than US
i may sound crazy... but so did the guy who told u the world is flat
and in years to come i shall be proven right.. that is my legercy
the universe mad me to show u WTF math is
my sig is there for a reason
Originally posted by Smack
This is old hat, I'm afraid. It is a very old argument.
See: Principia Mathematica
Originally posted by Smack
reply to post by CHiram_Abiff
Obviously it wasn't intended for people that dabble in mystical non-sense, but rather to the original topic.
Yes, Logic may have a part to play in this discussion - the original one.
Originally posted by CHiram_Abiff
how about NOT using the words mystical and nonsense in the same sentence?
Originally posted by Smack
reply to post by CHiram_Abiff
The original Thread was posted on 24-3-2005 in the Science Forum by
The Vagabond - Super Moderator.
The topic is: .9 repeating = 1? Is our numerical system flawed?
My comment to the topic and not to any specific poster was:
"This is old hat, I'm afraid. It is a very old argument.
See: Principia Mathematica "
I Cite the three volume work written by Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell because it is considered by many mathematicians as one of the most important treatise on mathematical logic and philosophy since Aristotle's Organon. And it deals issues like the one being discussed in the original post - one notable example being Theorem *54·43.
Obviously this niggling doubt about the logical foundation of our mathematical system has been argued for a very long time - at least since Aristotle's time.
Now, having possibly wasted my effort in explaining that to you, what if anything does what I said or the original topic of the thread have in common with your loopy Knights Templar theories?
Originally posted by davesidious
reply to post by CHiram_Abiff
Since we are discussing mathematics, let's stick to mathematics, OK? You can leave your conspiracies at the door, as mathematics is the only thing in the world where proof is possible.
0.99999 ... 999 to any given number of decimal places is 1. The number itself, however, is still 0.9 recurring. Our numerical system is not flawed.
Originally posted by davesidious
reply to post by CHiram_Abiff
No, not really. Pi is an irrational number, that is one without end. If one needs to use Pi in a calculation, one simply uses it to the desired number of decimal places. Pi has been worked out to more than a trillion digits.
I fail to see what any of that has to do with our number system being wrong, or some kind of new-age esoteric nonsense.
Originally posted by CHiram_Abiff
what is the value of pi?
I guarantee you we have different answers.
I guarantee you that the ancients and me have a different answer than YOU!
therein lies your answer to all an IGNORANT fella like you might spew when dissing the ancients dude.
Originally posted by Soylent Green Is People
What do you say the value of Pi is? How is your value calculated?
...as for the OP
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Originally posted by CHiram_Abiff
Originally posted by davesidious
reply to post by CHiram_Abiff
No, not really. Pi is an irrational number, that is one without end. If one needs to use Pi in a calculation, one simply uses it to the desired number of decimal places. Pi has been worked out to more than a trillion digits.
I fail to see what any of that has to do with our number system being wrong, or some kind of new-age esoteric nonsense.
pi = 3.14159265...
however explain
discuss
great pyramid is associated with pi = 22/7
and what is the Vedic Value of pi?
like I said you fellas are 'stuck'...