
Re: the surfer's value of the ratio of the diameter to the area of sphere
Posted:
May 8, 2013 11:18 AM


the intersting thing is that, dimensionally, the units of area/diameter are different from circumference/diameter; the latter is dimensionless.
> pi is used "symbolically;"
> the most important thing is that the area > of the great circle is a fourth of the whole surface. > > if you investigate the edgestangenttosphere duals > of hexahedra & octahedra, you'll see where three fourths is.

