value of pi and 22/7
marko at pacujo.net
Mon Jun 20 14:52:49 EDT 2016
Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>:
> Lawrence D’Oliveiro wrote:
>> I feel a new phrase coming on: “good enough for Bible work”!
> I understand there's a passage in the Bible somewhere that
> uses a 1 significant digit approximation to pi...
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. [1 Kings 7:23]
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