[Edu] Math and Science Fluxx Ideas

Don Sheldon don.sheldon at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 11:07:38 EDT 2007


On 9/18/07, Fred Poutre <cloven-fruit at juno.com> wrote:
> Triangle + Circle might work for Cone; but Circle + Square simply can not
> work of Cylinder. Squares are defined by their 90 degree angles.

What?  Oh, come on that's totally close enough.  It's not even a
stretch to accept square + circle = cylinder.  Given the basis for all
these other "formulas," if those work, this one works too.  While I
wouldn't call any of them deep mathematical truths, they do form a
coherent working concept.

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  also a math major
  and very pragmatic


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