Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Math Is Hard

"A picture caption on Saturday with an article about concerns over a proposed liquid petroleum tank in the Maine coastal town of Searsport described incorrectly opponents of the tank who were shown standing in a circle and holding hands. They were demonstrating the tank’s circumference, not its diameter."

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Ham Snadwich (#11,842)

They could've done both! Divide by pi!

Ham Snadwich (#11,842)

@mcleodglen – Length of hippies / 3.14 should give you a close enough approximation.

Paul B@twitter (#13,135)

I mean visually, if you describe a circle both the circumference and diameter are apparent.

Moxie (#81,363)


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