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Originally posted by obsidience
Kruel,
I also find your avatar image to be very fascinating...What is it!!!???
Originally posted by Johnmike
reply to post by obsidience
No, it doesn't really make any sense to argue for that. Pi is simply the relationship between a circle's diameter and its circumference. Physically. It can't change because otherwise it wouldn't be a circle.
Originally posted by Dr Love
I'm sorry, but some of you guys are talking way over my head. Explain it to me like I'm Mario Lopez.
Peace
Originally posted by Blaine91555
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There is no guessing involved. You are trying to introduce abstracts. 1+1=2 will always be true. 1 apple + 1 orange=1 apple + 1 orange, not 2.
Originally posted by Johnmike
reply to post by obsidience
I don't get why it would, really. I haven't gone through the specifics of singularities, but there's no indication to me that something so simple would change. I don't even know how it would, let alone why. It's like speculating that 1+1=3 in a singularity, except geometrically, and that's pretty impossible.
Originally posted by Razmear23
Pi is infinitely long due only to our base 10 numbering system.
If you were to figure Pi in binary you would get 11.001001
I don't have an app handy to test how long Pi would be in base 2 (binary) or base 8 (oct) or base 16 (hex), but I would guess that the result would no longer be infinitely long.
Pi is a universal constant, but base 10 numbering is not.
Imagine trying to show your intelligence to an alien life form by tapping out Pi to the 100th digit repeatedly, only to discover that the alien only has 8 fingers so it uses a base 8 numbering system so Pi would be 3.110375... to our bug eyed alien friend.
eb
Originally posted by Razmear23
Pi is a universal constant, but base 10 numbering is not.
Imagine trying to show your intelligence to an alien life form by tapping out Pi to the 100th digit repeatedly, only to discover that the alien only has 8 fingers so it uses a base 8 numbering system so Pi would be 3.110375... to our bug eyed alien friend.
eb
Originally posted by Johnmike
I have no idea where binary came from.
Originally posted by obsidience
Nonetheless broaden your horizons a bit and understand that the math of physics is not base 10 or 2 but base pi and c and so on.