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Topic: redefining pi
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J.B. Wood

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Re: redefining pi
Posted: May 6, 2013 2:14 PM
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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 e-mail: arl_123234@hotmail.com



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