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Note that in this usage the character e is not related to the mathematical constant e or the exponential function e^x.
YOU HAVE NO CLUE WHAT YOURE DOING.
Originally posted by cody599
reply to post by AthlonSavage
Well the title is an oxymoron
And they knew about pi, So nothing new there,
I've seen guys with an abacus do complicated maths faster than a calculator.Great work on the OP but hardly proof.
look man. I am not trying to be mean (animated). but you were politely corrected once and arrogantly responded that anyone that tries to dismiss this....you care NOT. such arrogance always deserves a smackdown.
I am glad you're excited about numbers and mathematics. I am too. and I have gone down many dead-ends such as yours here. but you cannot justify your tan, tanh functional (showing you understand neither trigonometry nor calculus) and you cannot properly interpret your solution (the 'e' mistake).
and then you go and get all arrogant about it.
good luck with your thread i look forward to critiquing it.
An interesting thing about the height to width ratio of the Great Pyramid is that it suggests the octal number base was used. The pyramid is stated as being 440 "cubits" wide by 280 high. In other words, the height is 0.63636 times the width.
Let's say, instead, that the width is 512 units, which is a power of two number. Using the same sized units, the height would be slightly less than 326 units. Now let's convert these decimal numbers to octal:
512 decimal = 1000 octal
326 decimal = 506 octal, which is close to a nice round 500.
So, defining the Great Pyramid as 1000 octal units wide by 500 octal units high, is within 2% of the published height to width ratio. Given that the original dimensions are not known as fact, it could be perfectly accurate, and would show octal was used.
What is your opinion of this? Do you really believe the main steam ideas of how the Great pyramid was built?
Originally posted by Josephus
I don't see how this would prove they had modern computers in era when the great pyramid was built. I can go in my backyard and build a pyramid without knowledge of advance mathematics. Isn't it possible to build a small pyramid and scale it up into a giant size? Couldn't the math just be an expression of the form rather than a tool in its design?