Virgil
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Re: Can a fraction have none noneending and nonerepeating decimal representation?
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Aug 2, 2013 1:59 PM


In article <3a081acebcb04fc685532532b5dea645@googlegroups.com>, jonas.thornvall@gmail.com wrote:
> Den fredagen den 2:e augusti 2013 kl. 12:49:31 UTC+2 skrev Richard Tobin: > > In article <85ffb478968f4de69284b1e53fc19f0d@googlegroups.com>, > > > > <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > >But one 1/phi is not a rational ratio, but the 1/6 hexagon (center to > > > > >vertex/sum of sides) is and so is all polygons derived from multiplying > > > > >the vertices. > > > > > > > > You were claiming that pi is rational. It is not. > > > > > > > >  Richard > > And it is because as you double up the vertices of a hexagon and get smooth > round, the sum of side lengths / radius approach a limit. And that limit is a > rational.
Every irrational is the limit of a sequence of rationals, so being the limit of such a sequence does not prove rationality. . So until you can show us a rational (ratio of integers) exactly equal to pi, we will continue to hold that your claims of the rationality of pi to be false. 

