Monday, April 17, 2006

I say Archimedes was wrong!



x = (Pi+3)/2

2x = Pi+3

2x(Pi-3) = (Pi+3)(Pi-3)

2Pix-6x = Pi^2-9

9-6x = Pi^2-2Pix

9-6x+x^2 = Pi^2-2Pix+x^2

(3-x)^2 = (Pi-x)^2

3-x = Pi-x

Pi = 3

4 comments:

Granny said...

I have a headache.

Pirate said...

i'll take that. Three works for me.

Vee said...

I'm an English major(meaning Math and I are far far apart), so I'll just nod my head and go uhhuh uhhuh. :)

Lesley said...

I am not even going to pretend that I grasp that one.