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Topic: Pi appeal
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Don Cook

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: Pi appeal
Posted: Feb 17, 2008 3:32 PM
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Dear John.
There are many ways to square a circle. You can tie a string around
a circle. Remove it and square it up. However, this is not an
allowable construction in Euclidian geometry. You need to use an
unmarked straight edge, so there is no way to construct a line
correct to the 9th decimal place of Pi.
Peace, Don
On Feb 13, 2008, at 7:17 AM, John Medeiros wrote:

Pi appeal: Please let me know if I made a mistake. I show my work,
work of more than sixteen years, at pythagorascode.org, my detailed
proposition that there has always been a correct positive answer to
the riddle about squaring the circle. We can construct a line length
of Pi to the ninth decimal place - 3.141592653... - and then
construct squares and circles equal in area precise to the billionth
of a unit (or better). That means comparison of a ten square
kilometer SQUARE with a ten square kilometer CIRCLE, on a hand-held
electronic calculator, comes up EQUAL. So I cry out for some
consideration. If you feel that I must be wrong, please check my
work, and let me know where is my error. There is a credible argument
that my discovery results in the construction of Pi EXACTLY, because
proportion in Nature is probably more precise than even our binary
electronic computers, which rely on the physical properties of semi-
conductors. These are physical properties, meaning physical
limitations, like the gears in a Swiss watch.

John Manimas, P.O. Box 536, Bellows Falls, VT 05101





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