DailyDirt: Pi Math

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National Pie Day is not actually March 14th (although it really should be, if only to make it more memorable). But here's to the number, not the delicious dessert. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

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    Michael Ho (profile), 15 Feb 2013 @ 2:01am


    You are assuming a distribution within an infinite sequence that may not exist. As a previous commenter pointed out, an infinite sequence of non-repeating numbers could completely omit the number 9 and then would not contain ANY finite sequence that had a 9 in it.

    Pi may very well contain every finite sequence, but you have certainly not proven it. I do encourage you to continue to try -- if you succeed, there may be practical applications in cryptography or other areas of math.

    I will leave it to professional mathematicians to critique your future publications....

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