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Weregoose
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Posted: 15 Feb 2008 02:57:28 am    Post subject:

cjgone wrote:
Is it possible to find the area of a 10e992323494934439 sided shape or some big number like that and calculate the circumference and diameter, then divide them? =\
Sure, but get the calculator to output 100 digits and you're golden. Wink

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TheStorm


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Posted: 15 Feb 2008 07:53:43 am    Post subject:

I think their are a few apps that allow for that and I belive one of them uses RPN but I can't remeber what is was called.
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luby
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Posted: 15 Feb 2008 08:04:20 am    Post subject:

Click. It's called cabamap. But, I don't think that would be able to calculate a number with 9.9 trillion zeros. (it would need about 10 TB of Ram)
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WikiGuru
ADOS (Attention deficit... Oh! Shiny!)


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Posted: 15 Feb 2008 05:43:39 pm    Post subject:

dang, I tried doing a way to approximate it using triangles and realized I was ending up with the Law of Cosine!
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angel14995


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Posted: 15 Feb 2008 09:09:54 pm    Post subject:

cjone, you have to remember, a heck of a lot is possible in math. It just takes time. Like a couple hundred hours to calculate the largest known prime.
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