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Topic: squaring a circle
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David McAnally

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Re: squaring a circle
Posted: Dec 14, 2003 1:42 AM
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John Schutkeker <jschutkeker@sbcglobal.net.nospam> writes:

>The flaw is that pi is *not* an irrational number. It is transcendental.

That should be "pi is *not* just an irrational number. It is
transcendental." In other words, pi is irrational, and it is a special
type of irrational number (the special type being a transcendental
number).

David McAnally

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