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Re: NyaN fractions and partitioning of Naturals into other NyaN bases then ternary.
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Mar 16, 2013 1:17 AM


On 3/15/2013 12:39 PM, FredJeffries wrote: > On Mar 15, 9:27 am, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Another thing i always wondered why is radians used and not fractions >> to describe angles, i mean the unit circle has one turn? > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rational_trigonometry >
What is the linear measure of the locus comprising "one turn"?
What fraction of "one turn" is a semicircle?
What is the length of the chord associated with a semicircle?
As for fractions, what was the earliest estimate for pi?
(hint: pi=3)
As for fractions, what numerical base did those early mathematical pioneers use for counting?
(hint: 60)
So, who is to blame for the stupid mathematics (pi=/=3) that the stupid mathematicians keep pushing on practical people?
(I don't know. But legend has it that the Pythagoreans threw him over the side of a boat at sea.)

