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 @ 6:37pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    Insults aside. Seriously?

    sorry, wrong, there is a FINITE number of FINITE Sequences

    IF that statement were true (it's not).. what is the largest finite sequence? You can't name it... because I'll just add one more number to it. The set is INFINITE.

    And it's actually possible that some infinite sets of numbers are larger than other infinite sets of numbers. For example, the set of irrational numbers (which is infinite) is larger than the set of rational numbers (but the set of rational numbers is ALSO infinite). There are also more real numbers than natural numbers.

    I am admittedly not a mathematician, but you may wish to review the work of Georg Cantor.

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