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Re: squaring a circle
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Dec 13, 2003 4:47 PM


>Subject: squaring a circle >From: vsvasan@md4.vsnl.net.in (vsvasan) >Date: 12/13/2003 10:01 AM Central Standard Time >Messageid: <200312131554.hBDFsLE09237@proapp.mathforum.org> > > > Sub: Unsolvabve Geometrical Problems > Squaring a given circle is unsolvable .
And its unsolvabilty has been proven.
>There are volumes of pages on the >subject which I have read  from Archimedes to SrinivasaRamanujan.
And none of them proved it. So what?
> Well! I have found out a solution.
No, you haven't.
>Could not believe it ?
Belief is irrelevant. It's been proven impossible.
>My logic is very simple.
And wrong.
>"Pi" is an irrational number.
It's also transcendental.
>So is square root of 2.
But the square root of 2 is _not_ transcendental. Look up the difference.
>There is a simple >geometrical construction to solve for square root of 2.
Nobody said that was impossible.
>Similarly I have >developed a simple geometrical construction to solve for "pi".
If you constructed it, what you have is _not_ pi, because pi cannot be constructed.
> My question is Where to send it?
The circular file.
>Is there any Maths Forum where I can >present my papers and answer questions of the experts?
Sure, right here on sci.math. But instead of crowing about your proof, try asking for help in understanding why it's wrong.
> > May I request you to kindly guide me in this regard.
Sorry, I wouldn't be able to find your fallacy even though I know it exists.
>Thank you >
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