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Proof That Pi Equals 4!

03/18/2012 2:22 PM

According to world renowned scientist and author Miles Mathis, the correct value of pi is 4. For thousands of years, scientists and mathematicians have been using the wrong number. Pi does not equal 3.14159; never has and never did. It turns out that the true value of pi is in fact 4. Pi is not a transcendental number; it is just a simple integer.

Mathis offers iron-clad proof of this assertion in a brilliant and revolutionary series of papers destined for a Nobel Prize:

What is pi?

The Extinction of pi

Proof from NASA that pi is 4

The Extinction of pi (the short version)

So put away your calculators and begin the arduous task of rewriting the legions of textbooks and formulas, pi's real value is in fact 4.

PS: Don't bogart that crack-pipe my friend!

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03/18/2012 2:52 PM

This is more suited for an IgĀ® Noble prize than anything else. On second thought this "research" doesn't even merit this prize. This seems more like the mumblings of a sick but agile mind.

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03/18/2012 3:05 PM

So then, this must mean that pigs really can fly?

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03/18/2012 3:12 PM

Sorry I have empirical data that contradicts this. In the sheet metal industry we turn a flat piece of sheet metal into around pipe. 3.14 times the diameter you desire results in the correct size pipe.

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03/18/2012 3:57 PM
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03/18/2012 3:56 PM

Pi equals one....get yer own pi....

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03/18/2012 4:25 PM

I took 5x∏(using the calculator symbol ∏) and got 15.70796327. Then I took 5x3.14and got 15.7. Taking 5x3.14159, I got 15.70795. Now I'm confused as to which to use.

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03/18/2012 5:01 PM

You are accustomed to the meaning of precision and tolerances so that you should apply same principles and not be confused. Let say you want to know the circumference for a diameter of 1m with an accuracy of 1 cm then you can start with 3.141 since 1 cm is 1/100 of 1m. But if you want a result within 1 mm (1/1000 m) then you have to use a number of digits after the point high enough so that the modification of the last considered digit will not change the result with more than 1mm. In a calculator "pi" has even in the simplest a huge number of digits after the decimal point.

This is not mathematics for bows so that you should not loose your Latin (free translation from french)..

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03/18/2012 5:07 PM

Yes, but according to the new theory, π(pi)=4.

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03/18/2012 5:20 PM

Use the pi symbol. It's a single keystroke and you can always ignore as many numbers to the right of the decimal point as you wish.

You don't really look at all those 70796372's on the right, do you?

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03/18/2012 5:03 PM

Cool!!!

My circle is still the same size, but now it has more area.

I wonder if I could sell this excess area?

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03/18/2012 5:17 PM

It's amazing what you can prove when you make up your own rules of mathematics. In Mathis' "short version for the extinction of Π", he shows that he sort-of knows what a limit is and thinks you can just pretend it means what you want it to mean. But no, 'taking the limit' of that sum is not going to let you say that the arc AC equals the distance AD + DC.

In a sense, he's just re-discovered Zeno's Paradox in two dimensions. Or to put it another way: a pie is the same size, whether you slice it into 6 pieces or 8 pieces.

Maybe he should change his name to Miles New-Mathis.

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03/18/2012 7:32 PM

You're just doing the Calculus wrong. Mathis also corrected the myriad errors he found throughout all of mathematics; especially Calculus. So once you use his new rules, limits and derivatives work differently than the way you have been accustomed. Taking the limit of a sum, will in fact equal arc AC; but only if you have smoked a minimum of 3.14 to 4 bowls of crack. That's rule number 1!

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03/18/2012 5:47 PM

If Pi is equal to 4, then a circle will be a square.

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03/18/2012 11:32 PM

Er...pardon me, but i think Pi ≈ 2 actually, as seen here...

http://cr4.globalspec.com/comment/563681/Re-Magic-of-3

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03/19/2012 12:03 AM

You are saying the arc is the same length has the line.

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03/19/2012 12:09 AM

Not quite...Pi tends to 2 if you iterate sufficient number of times. Try it out .....

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03/19/2012 12:35 AM

If C=2*D,

then the arc in a semi circle=D which has the same starting and end points has the diameter.

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03/19/2012 1:16 AM

i don't understand?

Anyway, Pi = 3.141592653....

This thread and others are really some comic relief in our everyday life, aren't they ? Not to be taken seriously.

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03/19/2012 6:12 AM

Someone has been on the whacky-baccy. As it's a class 3 substance, arrests will follow.

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03/19/2012 1:11 PM

Pi is not 4, It's the speed limit.

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03/19/2012 4:27 PM

Also proof that is indeed dimensionless!

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