Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

agentx5

  • 2 years ago

" @agentx5: No, you both are 6π-π/3. It's true." " @Ishaan94: you can't express pi as rational, i am pretty sure my age is rational " True or False, does 6\(\pi\)-\(\frac{\pi}{3}\) lie on the interval between 17 and 18? ;-)

  • This Question is Closed
  1. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    ^_^

  2. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    my age is fixed fraction. just because 3<pi<4, doesn't make pi someone's age

  3. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Ah but if you're measuring time, or any measurement, do you not cross over that point that represents the irrational at some point?

  4. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    What says age can be expressed irrationally?

  5. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    In fact... Example: http://www.piday.org/

  6. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    it will but like i said i am pretty sure my age is fixed fraction and not pi atm.

  7. ArturoBenedetti
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Why do you not celebrate tau day, too?

  8. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    i don't even celebrate pi day :( i am not a true mathematician :(

  9. ArturoBenedetti
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    You are right! Idiotic stuff...

  10. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    |dw:1342549899638:dw| I agree your age isn't \(\pi\) yrs., that would make you 3.1415... yrs. old :-D In fact I don't know what you age is, I just am making a mathematics debate in contention that the units don't restrict the numeric value to a integer or repeated decimal. \[\pi \in \mathbb{R}\], agreed?

  11. estudier
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Tau day is good, get rid of all them irritating 2's.....

  12. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    /me agrees with @estudier

  13. estudier
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Now if we can just have something to get rid of minus signs.....

  14. ArturoBenedetti
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    But nobody needs tau day or pi day!

  15. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    depends how do you count age? agentx

  16. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    i don't think you will have something really irrational unless you start considering the tiniest unit of time. like the golden ratio.

  17. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    a good irrational = golden ratio not the unit of time lol i worded my sentence wrong

  18. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    |dw:1342550379457:dw| \(\sqrt{2}\) is also irrational is it not? ;-)

  19. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    prove it to me in fraction

  20. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    You can't it's irrational. But it does have a value that is real. As long as it's real it can be applied to units with no problem, be it meter, kilograms, mols, MeV, # of particles, or yes even unit of time such as seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, and epochs.

  21. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    In short, you don't have to have a fixed fraction to have a value that is real.

  22. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    no that's not what i was trying to imply

  23. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    how do you count age? if you are only considering months and years, you will get fractions.

  24. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    6\(\pi\)-\(\frac{\pi}{3}\) yrs. \(\approx\) 18.84955592-1.047197551 yrs. \(\approx\) 17.80235837 yrs. Converting: there are 365.25 days per year there are 24 hours in a day there are 60 minutes in an hour there are 60 seconds in a minute Each time you write as sub-units you write as a mixed fraction and the remainder become the next part. Eventually you'd end up with a number of years, days into that year, hour of the day, minute of the hour, and down to the second of the minute. But so what? :-) ( yes I realize this is a more non-serious discussion, but I believe I have a valid point here. Maybe @myininaya can settle the definition debate if she's got time and needs a break from the regular routines)

  25. Ishaan94
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    okay, it's a fact that my age will definitely be irrational at some instance of time. but you can't prove my age to be irrational as of now, can you?

  26. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    True that, and it appears you got my point finally :-D I have no idea of you age and therefore I cannot prove you are irrationally aged. (like cheese)

  27. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    Search OpenStudy
    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.