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Old 14 March 2015, 06:00 AM
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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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Old 14 March 2015, 12:24 PM
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Hah, shows what they know. Having grown up in Alabama, I know the most popular cariety is a cobbler, so our pi are squared!
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Old 14 March 2015, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by mrwrite View Post
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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