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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

Hi bobbym,

Okay.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi gAr

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hm, I have found one mistake and simplified the code, but now I am getting

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*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-12-05 04:28:24)*

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi gAr

I am really starting to believe that 1) is pi-2.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I do not think that is correct. It is too high.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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It is not. It is equal to 1.141592... which is close to what I am getting with the code above.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

My answers have

Hi bobbym,

Yes, it is.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

Okay.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi gAr

You were right! I got 4/pi.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

I'm posting a screenshot to tell what I mean.

Hi anonimnystefy,

That is still more!

The answers have 1/pi times another fraction a/b, with a and b != 1

Logging out now, see you "tomorrow".

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi guys

This is what I am doing so far:

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

Thanks and see you tomorrow!

Hi anonimnystefy;

You had an answer very close to that a while back.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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`Total[Table[2/Sqrt[1 + #^2] &[Tan[RandomReal[2 Pi]]], {1000000}]]/1000000`

This is basically my code. It gives an answer close to 4/Pi.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

Hi anonimnystefy:

If you set this problem up in geogebra where you can actually see what is occurring you will see that gAr is right.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

I think you misunderstood the problem. P is a point inside the circle, and we need the average length of P to Q on the circumference.

Hi bobbym,

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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