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    Quote Originally Posted by kantuckid View Post
    This here "math", or is it "this math here" is over my head. I'm heading back over to the Ford F-150 forum and talk about rear axle ratios!
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    Always a good day when mathematical computations are simple enough to not need toes in proving it out
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    My favorite algebraic formula, as I use it on every ride/flight (mentally)

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    Does that mean on a 55* fall day, sun out 37% humidity, wings out you are good to go....or
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    Quote Originally Posted by akbeemer View Post
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    So sad, in many, many ways........

    Otherwise, you could see that .....

    Pwr >= (1/2) (C_Drag)(density)(frontal area)(Velocity)^3

    And we wouldn't have that thread on MT speed limits........

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    And......Saturday........

    3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375 105820974944592307816406286208998628034 82534211706798214808651328230664709384460955058223 172535940812848111745028410270193852110 55596446229489549303819644288109756659334461284756 482337867831652712019091456485669234603 48610454326648213393607260249141273724587006606315 588174881520920962829254091715364367892 59036001133053054882046652138414695194151160943305 727036575959195309218611738193261179310 51185480744623799627495673518857527248912279381830 119491298336733624406566430860213949463 95224737190702179860943702770539217176293176752384 674818467669405132000568127145263560827 78577134275778960917363717872146844090122495343014 654958537105079227968925892354201995611 21290219608640344181598136297374771309960518707211 349999998372978049951059731732816096318 59502445945534690830264252230825334468503526193118 817101000313783875288658753320838142061 71776691473035982534904287554687311595628638823537 875937519577818577805321712268066130019 27876611195909216420198968792314560827586240560077 589345702398074560785603425634060137576 14785614130576143775671345674561478538032957123947 612351056105671064231075634767481368072 39761456345103457961345716457164570647061345701405 614759013456943567501571451459071634573 62829201823929282729201823527282737229273382929273 282929201029273373820282716251728391817 38392929282929201927362727152416293038272627381029 261428392027242987016292929302919345613 45790613450976134507614509154740561304561403566190 651079561906150795617095601795610795614 90641790038793489347819234719856978517340714379056 019560134018498040489101440151621565616 90546815344283434343434343434343434343434345861591 850914869013456814058915234091568906056 10346109456104561508610596190456134859063214908651 42068134589078234231412349343

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    March 14 (3.14), interestingly enough, is also Einstein's birthday (1879)...

    My being a mathematician by training and my wife being a math teacher (retired), Pi Day has always been big around our house.
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    I ride for Pi......
    I to ride for PIe.

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    Pi is good as long as you don't have to travel with Richard Parker.

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    The ultimate,perfect Pi day

    Today at 9:26 and 53 seconds will be the ultimate Pi day:3 14 15 92653. I can't believe the media didn't cover it. To me ,Pi day is much more interesting than Washington politics. My two brothers and I celebrated with a pecan pie (the official pie of Texas). We measured the diameter of the pie and multiplied by 3.141592653. We then divided this by 3 to precisely divide the pie. Unfortunately, we didn't get to do it at 9:26, we were a little bit late. If you missed today's celebration, you can wait a hundred years for the next one.

    As one of my Industrial Technology professors in college used to say: Precision is when you measure with a micrometers, mark with chalk, and cut it with a chainsaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MWIECK View Post
    Today at 9:26 and 53 seconds will be the ultimate Pi day:3 14 15 92653. I can't believe the media didn't cover it. To me ,Pi day is much more interesting than Washington politics. My two brothers and I celebrated with a pecan pie (the official pie of Texas). We measured the diameter of the pie and multiplied by 3.141592653. We then divided this by 3 to precisely divide the pie. Unfortunately, we didn't get to do it at 9:26, we were a little bit late. If you missed today's celebration, you can wait a hundred years for the next one.

    As one of my Industrial Technology professors in college used to say: Precision is when you measure with a micrometers, mark with chalk, and cut it with a chainsaw.

    Not to rain on all math nerd's parade, but an enormous amount of 'Kentucky Windage' had to be taken to rationalize today's significance.

    How convenient that when dissecting 3.141592653, that we leave off the first two digits of the calendar year. We simply ignore things like 1715 or 1815 or 2015 and just make use of the '15' in order to make this work.

    That kind of "moldable Playdough logic" doesn't sit well in purist math circles.

    So, while "Pi Day" can certainly be celebrated each and every year our race still adheres to the Julian Calendar, the ultra-cool sequence of 3.141592653 happened only once in human history - in the year 15 A.D.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greenwald View Post
    Not to rain on all math nerd's parade, but an enormous amount of 'Kentucky Windage' had to be taken to rationalize today's significance.

    How convenient that when dissecting 3.141592653, that we leave off the first two digits of the calendar year. We simply ignore things like 1715 or 1815 or 2015 and just make use of the '15' in order to make this work.

    That kind of "moldable Playdough logic" doesn't sit well in purist math circles.

    So, while "Pi Day" can certainly be celebrated each and every year our race still adheres to the Julian Calendar, the ultra-cool sequence of 3.141592653 happened only once in human history - in the year 15 A.D.
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