No, not like that at all because the mathematical relationships I'm talking about are exact, not approximate.
Lets admit that academics are capable of knee-jerk responses also, and when it comes to suggesting third powering need not be "cubing", it's often the academics who come across as the redneck bigots. Average students are more open minded, not having the capital investment in text books and so on.
On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Wayne Bishop <email@example.com>wrote:
> We can use symbols and algebra, it's just that pouring a substance is > also legit. > Like in cooking. > > > And like experiments to prove that is reasonable for all states (since the > federal government has no constitutional role in education) to pass laws > defining pi = 3. > > Wayne > > > At 08:38 AM 7/14/2013, kirby urner wrote: > > > The holes don't matter. Just pour water to fill the whole layer and > forget about holes. > > The small tetrahedons count as 1, the octahedrons count as 4. > > If you pour water back and forth, you'll find this is correct. > > We can use symbols and algebra, it's just that pouring a substance is also > legit. > > Like in cooking. > > Kirby > > > > > On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:31 AM, Robert Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > But are the holes in the final construction? > > Seems from the illustration, they are. > > But I didn't count all of the tetrahedrons. > > On Jul 14, 2013, at 12:34 AM, kirby urner <email@example.com> wrote: > > The holes help show the shape of these voids as one tetrahedron. > > They are counted as a part of the layer's volume. > > > >