Thinking without language?

Jure Sah jure.sah at guest.arnes.si
Tue Nov 23 08:42:01 EST 1999


>     Jure> Memorizing pi?  In what form?  It's easy to remember: 22/7
>
> That's  too  imprecise.   The  Chinese  did know  long  ago  a  better
> approximation that  is easy to  remember: 355/113.  But none  of these
> are more precise than 4*arctan(1).

Yes, ok, but since i'm not about to build a church or a similar structure, so
I  (for my personal needs) do not need a pi value preciser than 3.1415927.

>     Jure> Or do you think digit's: 3.1415927 (That's the pi value I
>     Jure> memorized from my calculator.)  So how many digits?
>
> Can't you count?

I'll ignore that insult.
My qouestion was: "How many digits to you need?"
(witch is short for: "So how many digits?")







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