Math errors in python

Andrea Griffini agriff at tin.it
Mon Sep 20 08:06:23 CEST 2004


On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 01:07:03 -0400, Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com>
wrote:

>[Chris S.]
>> Sqrt is a fair criticism, but Pi equals 22/7, exactly the form this
>> arithmetic is meant for.
>
>That's absurd.  pi is 3, and nothing but grief comes from listening to
>fancy-pants so-called "mathematicians" trying to convince you that
>their inability to find integer results is an intellectual failing you
>should share <wink>.

This is from the Bible...

007:023 And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the
        other: it was round all about, and his height was five cubits:
        and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.

So it's clear that pi must be 3

Andrea



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