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Puzzle #11: The Answer (Pi-Fingered Aliens)

I posted Puzzle #11 on Pi Day (3/14/15 in the U.S.).  I noted that the sequence of numbers in 3.14159… reflects not just π, but also ten, the base we use for our numbers. The question was: What is 30.12120111…? After no … Continue reading

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Puzzle #11: A Pi Day Problem

I thought of this Pi Day puzzle yesterday* while getting a haircut. I was thinking about this video by Vi Hart: Many people think that π is special because of its infinite digits. Hart disagrees. Most numbers are irrational like π, … Continue reading

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