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mrwrite 14 March 2015 06:00 AM

Slice of Pi
 
The House Bill no. 246 was not trying to revalue pi. The bill was suggesed by Edward J. Goodwin who believed that he had discovered a correct way of squaring the circle. The bill actually does not mention pi.

Goodwin was in error and that was made known. (With puns and jokes I am sure.)

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A Turtle Named Mack 14 March 2015 12:24 PM

Hah, shows what they know. Having grown up in Alabama, I know the most popular cariety is a cobbler, so our pi are squared!

snopes 14 March 2015 03:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mrwrite (Post 1865056)
The bill actually does not mention pi.

The bill declared that "The ratio of the diameter and circumference [of a circle] is as five-fourths to four," which essentially defines pi to be 3.2.


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