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Topic: The Reason Why Tau Is Fundamental And Why Pi Is Not
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Brian Q. Hutchings

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Re: The Reason Why Tau Is Fundamental And Why Pi Is Not
Posted: Jan 7, 2013 8:42 PM
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my main concern, for using diadians (or tau) is that
the simplicity of (viz) radar distances is obscured;
also, how to avoid confusion with radians (or "pi+pi"),
since pi is generally considered to be a dimensionless constant,
by some argument or other.

--yay; a new proof of Fermat's 'little' theorm!

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