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thirteen_invitations On April 20, 2009




Nashville, Tennessee
#1New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 20:43:42
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What is the difference between:

A Line with infinite length
and
A Circle with infinite circumference?
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sAeGeSpAeNe On about 22 hours ago
Part-time Nidologist





The other Bristol..., Connecti
#2New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 20:45:59
Relative curvature.
Narnar On December 28, 2010




At home, United Kingdom
#3New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 20:46:15
.....Uhhh -infinity + 1?

I suck at maths...
MonkeyMadness On April 08, 2015
Lord of your mum





Big Tree, United Kingdom
#4New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:03:06
A circle cant have an infinite circumference.
Circumference is measured from point a, all the way round to point a again, if it was infinite, you would never get back to point a!

*head explodes*
x_Laura_x On August 07, 2019
Majestic Unicorn





Nowhere, United Kingdom
#5New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:04:13
@monkeymadness Said
A circle cant have an infinite circumference.
Circumference is measured from point a, all the way round to point a again, if it was infinite, you would never get back to point a!

*head explodes*



Damn you, I was just about to be all clever and say this
jmo On February 19, 2017
Beruset af Julebryg





Yorkshire, United Kingdom
#6New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:05:34
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thirteen_invitations On April 20, 2009




Nashville, Tennessee
#7New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:29:11
@monkeymadness Said
A circle cant have an infinite circumference.
Circumference is measured from point a, all the way round to point a again, if it was infinite, you would never get back to point a!

*head explodes*



Sure a circle can have an infinite circumference. Imagine a circle with a finite circumference, for example 2 inches, then expand that circumference to 3 in, then C=4 in, C=5, etc, etc. Now increase that value to 100, 1000, 10000.. now into infinity! Reality defies human senses. Just take a look at the animated tesseract picture I have as an avatar. How is that possible? In fact, this is actually just the 3d shadow of a 4 dimensional ROTATING tesseract (hypercube). Or take Black Holes, for another example. A black hole is when a star implodes. It is matter collapsing on itself into infinity.

Yes, yes, "* head explodes *" that is the idea behind this "meditation". We want that head to explode.
sideshow09 On September 29, 2008




Cedar Springs, Michigan
#8New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:35:33
@monkeymadness Said
A circle cant have an infinite circumference.
Circumference is measured from point a, all the way round to point a again, if it was infinite, you would never get back to point a!

*head explodes*



@x_laura_x Said
Damn you, I was just about to be all clever and say this



you can have an infinite circumference, but it would mean that the circle would be constantly expanding.
jonnythan On August 02, 2014
Bringer of rad mirth


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Here and there,
#9New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:37:31
@sideshow09 Said
you can have an infinite circumference, but it would mean that the circle would be constantly expanding.


At any point during its expansion, the circle still has a finite circumference.

To my mind, a circle with an infinite circumference is an impossibility.
thirteen_invitations On April 20, 2009




Nashville, Tennessee
#10New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 21:45:07
@sideshow09 Said
you can have an infinite circumference, but it would mean that the circle would be constantly expanding.



No, because the circle already has a circumference of infinity. Thus, it does not need to expand.

And, yes you could travel all the way around the circle, that is, if you could travel the distance of infinity.

I noticed everyone has been focusing on the Infinite Circle. You are all completely neglecting the Infinite Line.
jonnythan On August 02, 2014
Bringer of rad mirth


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Here and there,
#11New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 22:15:53
A circle is a closed shape. A line is not.
jmo On February 19, 2017
Beruset af Julebryg





Yorkshire, United Kingdom
#12New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 22:24:50
How are either possible?
alexkidd On February 07, 2012
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in a bog, Ireland
#13New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 22:30:09
i don't see how a circle can be infinite.
....if so can a square or triangle be infinite?
jonnythan On August 02, 2014
Bringer of rad mirth


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Here and there,
#14New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 22:32:29
A polygon with infinite circumference cannot have vertices, therefore it cannot be a polygon.
alexkidd On February 07, 2012
Captain Awesome!


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in a bog, Ireland
#15New Post! Aug 24, 2008 @ 22:35:29
@jonnythan Said
A polygon with infinite circumference cannot have vertices, therefore it cannot be a polygon.



so i thought,
same goes for a circle surely?

alot of maths theory is over my head i'll gladly admit.
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