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Re: How's this? Proof (hopefully) that pi is irrational.
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Sep 12, 2009 7:10 AM


> > > In <tkidd.834615695@hubcap> tkidd@hubcap.clemson.edu > (Travis Kidd) writes: > > >Yes. But nowhere is either the numerator *or* the > denominator 0 until the > >limit is reached. (I'll repeat what I just said in > reply to another post... > >I neglected to mention that k is positive.) > Therefore (I hope...I agree this > >is the weakness in the proof), since substituting k > for x yields equivalent > >functions, the limit of the quotient would be 1. > > > > But this is definitely not true. You seem to want to > think that > if f and g are continuous functions, > then > lim f(x)/g(x) = f(k)/g(k) > x>k > but it isn't true unless f(x)/g(x) is itself > continuous at k, > i.e. unless g(k) not equal to 0. > > it's not clear what you mean when you say > "substituing k for x yields equivalent functions"  > once you substitute k for x, you no longer have > functions, you have > specific numbers. > > as someone else pointed out, choosing any k for which > sin(k^2) = 0 > would work in your argument, whether or not k was an > integer. > > Ted Alper > > > >
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9/12/09


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