Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

brookester6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
NOO!!!!!!
 one year ago

tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Seriously, it's just \(2\pi\). Is there a need to call it something else?
 one year ago

brookester6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes that's correct....look it up
 one year ago

jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
from these pages, it looks like tau, but not 100% on that myself http://constitutionclub.org/2011/07/02/evenmathischanging/ http://mathblog.com/2010/06/28/forgetpiherecomestau/
 one year ago

CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Also 'full circle' / '1 complete period of sine or cosine function,' etc.
 one year ago

CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
"360º" and so on, and so forth . . .
 one year ago

tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I still like "Steve".
 one year ago

CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Steve is a good name too. I think Tau might have an advantage  still being a Greek letter and all that. You know how mathematical constants can be . . .
 one year ago

tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why do we use \(2\pi r\) when \(\pi d\) is perfectly satisfactory  except that it is not a natural result of the calculus derivation. \(\dfrac{d}{dr}\pi r^{2} = 2\pi r\). It would be counter productive to replace either \(2r = d\) or \(2\pi = \tau\)
 one year ago

CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How about angles around the unit circle? Quarter circle: π/2 or τ/4?
 one year ago

Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or total radian of the circle (?)
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
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
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 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.