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Originally posted by Lifthrasir
The way I see it is that since base-10 can be translated to other number systems, and the values are the same. They can be unruly-looking in base-10 and very tidy in another system.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
But then again...if we did create a new numbering system we may just be transfering the complication from the equations themselves to learning a new numbering system.
Originally posted by Vasilis Azoth
Very weird. I just posted the solution to pi less than 5 minutes ago.
Here it is from another post:
"The only thing that makes pi seem odd to us is the decimal number system.
In other number systems the ratio 22/7 can be expressed as an exact number.
In a base 7 number system the decimal ratio 22/7 equates to exactly 3.1.
That number 3.1 is of course not a decimal number. I guess you would call it a septimal number as it is in the base 7 number system.
Magic of pi dispelled.
Vas"
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
For geometry...we need a "pi" based numbering system.
Originally posted by DragonsDemesne
You seem like a smart guy, but it's possible you're trying to reinvent the wheel, so to speak.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
For electricity...we need an "elementary charge" based numbering system.