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Topic: squaring a circle
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 Bobby Posts: 48 Registered: 12/13/04
Re: squaring a circle
Posted: Dec 14, 2003 1:19 AM

vsvasan@md4.vsnl.net.in (vsvasan) wrote in message news:<200312131554.hBDFsLE09237@proapp.mathforum.org>...
> Sub: Unsolvabve Geometrical Problems
> Squaring a given circle is unsolvable . There are volumes of pages on the subject which I have read - from Archimedes to SrinivasaRamanujan.
> Well! I have found out a solution. Could not believe it ? My logic is very simple.
> "Pi" is an irrational number. So is square root of 2. There is a simple geometrical construction to solve for square root of 2. Similarly I have developed a simple geometrical construction to solve for "pi".
> My question is Where to send it? Is there any Maths Forum where I can present my papers and answer questions of the experts?
>
> May I request you to kindly guide me in this regard. Thank you

There's already a geomtrical construciton of pi, take a compass and
construct a circle with a diameter of 1.

Date Subject Author
12/13/03 vsvasan
12/13/03 Mensanator
12/13/03 Rick Decker
12/13/03 John Schutkeker
12/13/03 magidin@math.berkeley.edu
12/14/03 David McAnally
12/13/03 Oscar Lanzi III
12/14/03 Keith Ramsay
12/14/03 Russell Harper
12/14/03 Daniel W. Johnson
12/14/03 Oscar Lanzi III
12/15/03 Daniel W. Johnson
12/14/03 Bobby
12/14/03 W. Dale Hall
12/14/03 Eur Ing Panagiotis Stefanides
12/14/03 Eur Ing Panagiotis Stefanides
12/18/03 Mensanator
1/3/12 Eur Ing Panagiotis Stefanides
12/14/03 Prai Jei