tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3993498847203183398.post7646846807617719660..comments2020-04-09T16:40:16.697+01:00Comments on RevK<sup>®</sup>'s rants: Pi dayRevKhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12369263214193333422noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3993498847203183398.post-56761793774930461492020-03-18T20:21:41.126+00:002020-03-18T20:21:41.126+00:00I think you can rearrange this into another proof ...I think you can rearrange this into another proof that sqrt(2) is irrational. Not sure if it's just an elaboration on the standard one.Unknownhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08613548874575752216noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3993498847203183398.post-72487965229741064272020-03-16T13:20:01.175+00:002020-03-16T13:20:01.175+00:00It seriously took me about 2 seconds to realise th...It seriously took me about 2 seconds to realise this was not a spam advert for an actual hotel before I remembered. I am a plonker.RevKhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12369263214193333422noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3993498847203183398.post-82781899395649892532020-03-16T13:00:03.902+00:002020-03-16T13:00:03.902+00:00I agree with Steve that thinking about infinity ma...I agree with Steve that thinking about infinity makes your brain go funny.<br />The best solution is to have a break at the Hilbert Hotel.<br />Andrew Benhamhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09131573238572089428noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3993498847203183398.post-25582326157102994472020-03-14T20:19:35.003+00:002020-03-14T20:19:35.003+00:00This is basically the same principle as the unintu...This is basically the same principle as the unintuitive but true statement that 0.9recurring is precisely the same number as 1. Words like "infinitesimal" are unhelpful as they lead people to erroneously belive that if you "go on long enough" there's "a tiny bit still left". Infinity is a weird thing to get your head around. Steve Patterson (srpnor)https://www.blogger.com/profile/10832817944972072009noreply@blogger.com