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What is "pi"?

Discussion in 'Interfaith Dialogues' started by Arvind, Oct 14, 2004.

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  1. Arvind

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    [​IMG] Mathematician: Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
    Engineer: Pi is about 22/7.
    Physicist: Pi is 3.14159 plus or minus 0.000005
    Computer Programmer: Pi is 3.141592653589 in double precision.
    Nutritionist: You one track math-minded fellows, Pie is a healthy and delicious dessert!

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    Top ln(e^10) reasons why e is better than pi 10) e is easier to spell than pi.
    9) pi ~= 3.14 while e ~=2.718281828459045.
    8) The character for e can be found on a keyboard, but pi sure can't.
    7) Everybody fights for their piece of the pie.
    6) ln(pi^1) is a really nasty number, but ln(e^1) = 1.
    5) e is used in calculus while pi is used in baby geometry.
    4) 'e' is the most commonly picked vowel in Wheel of Fortune.
    3) e stands for Euler's Number, pi doesn't stand for squat.
    2) You don't need to know Greek to be able to use e.
    1) You can't confuse e with a food product.
     
  2. etinder

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    a good one;)
     

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