On 11/26/2013 1:18 PM, Joe Niederberger wrote: > R Hansen says: >> Note: While undeterminable numbers are a subset of transcendental numbers (because all non transcendental numbers are determinable), all transcendental numbers are not undeterminable. > Right. No chance of hitting 1/pi, for instance. However, the chance of hitting an open interval around 1/pi is finite > 0 no matter how small. Math seems to be telling me I can only hit neighborhoods. So much for surgical precision drone strikes. > > Cheers, > Joe N > So, let me see if I've got this right: select an interval around 1/pi of width L, say. It will be between 2 adjacent intervals each of width L. How many such intervals will it take to complete the whole line?