The mathematical relation of a circle's diameter to its circumference is usually taken to be 3.14159... This value however is an irrational number and contains an error which is simple to see when one realizes a whole diameter exists within a whole circumference. The true value of PI as given by Keely/Parker is 20612 : 6561 which must remain an integer ratio of two whole numbers and NEVER REDUCED to a decimal equivalent, which is where the error comes in. These numbers ought to be regarded as parts of a whole relative to each other. A straight line is not the same thing as a curved line so to divide one into the other is inconsistent. See George Hull's book which goes into the Parker solution in great detail: Quadrature of the Circle

Various Values for PI
PI:  20612 : 6561           = 3.1415942692... (Keely/Parker)
PI:     256 : 81 :: 28 : 34 = 3.1604938272... (History of PI)
PI:       22 : 7                 = 3.1428571429... (ancient)
PI:                                 = 3.141594.... (standard)

See Also

Quadrature of the Circle
Quadrature of the Circle
Reciprocating Proportionality
12.00 - Reciprocating Proportionality
12.21 - Fibonacci Whole Numbers v Irrational Decimal near Equivalents
13.15 - Principle of Proportion

Created by Dale Pond. Last Modification: Tuesday November 5, 2019 06:33:53 MST by Dale Pond.