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redefining pi
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May 6, 2013 3:45 PM




Re: redefining pi
Posted:
May 6, 2013 2:14 PM


On 05/06/2013 08:29 AM, Richard Tobin wrote: > In article <km82vq$a57$1@ra.nrl.navy.mil>, > J.B. Wood <john.wood@nrl.navy.mil> wrote: > >>> Why not define pi to be the area of a unit circle? > >> Hello. That would make Pi have the dimensions of squared units. > > A unit circle has radius 1. Not 1 inch, or 1 centimetre, or 1 anything. > >  Richard > Area is measured in square somethings. Otherwise it isn't an area. You can't have a dimensionless area. Sincerely,
 J. B. Wood email: arl_123234@hotmail.com



