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## Re: [TR] length of string - long

 To: Dave1massey@cs.com, triumphs@autox.team.net Re: [TR] length of string - long auprichard@comcast.net Tue, 20 Nov 2007 17:50:17 +0000
 ```Oops - got it wronh - sorry. Bob actually says "at least one of my cars is a TR3" -------------- Original message -------------- From: auprichard@comcast.net > Let us say there were only ever 2 models of tr made: the TR2 and the TR3 > Joe and Bob both have two TRs > Joe says, "my first car was a TR3" > Bob says, "one of my cars is a TR3" > > Which is more likely to have two TR3s ? > > Andrew > > -------------- Original message -------------- > From: Dave1massey@cs.com > > > Actually, Andrew had it right, too. > > > > You wrote: c +3 = (pi * d) +3 > > > > He wrote circumference + 3 = pi * d + 3 > > > > These are equivalent but yours is explicit whereas his is implicit and > > dependent on the rules of precedence. When evaluating his equation you >perform > > the > > multiplication before the addition which is the same as what you spelled >out > > with your parentheses. To avoid confusion your representation is preferred >but > > either is correct. > > > > And his answer 3/pi is nearly equal to your one foot result. More accurate, > > in fact, but either is close enough for our purposes. > > > > Dave > > > > In a message dated 11/20/2007 10:50:34 AM Central Standard Time, > > cfmtr3a@verizon.net writes: > > > Andrew - > > > your formula is wrong: > > > c= circumference > > > > > > c= pi * d is correct > > > > > > c +3 = (pi * d) +3 > > > > > > however your answer is correct - the diameter would increase by > > > approximately 1 ft. > > > your formula would have increased the diameter by 3ft. > > > > > > Carl > > > > > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > > From: "Andrew Uprichard" > > > To: ; "'Kent Shrack'" > > > ; > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:18 AM > > > Subject: Re: [TR] length of string - long > > > > > > > > > >The distance is 3/(2*pi) in both cases. > > > > > > > >circumference = pi * d > > > > > > > >circumference + 3 = pi * d + 3 > > > > = pi * (d + 3/pi) > > > > > > > >The diameter increases by 3/pi regardless of the starting diameter. > > _______________________________________________ > > > > Support Team.Net http://www.team.net/donate.html > > > > This list supported in part by the Vintage Triumph Register > > http://www.vtr.org > > > > http://www.team.net/donate.html > > > > Triumphs@autox.team.net > > http://autox.team.net/mailman/listinfo/triumphs > _______________________________________________ > > Support Team.Net http://www.team.net/donate.html > > This list supported in part by the Vintage Triumph Register > http://www.vtr.org > > http://www.team.net/donate.html > > Triumphs@autox.team.net > http://autox.team.net/mailman/listinfo/triumphs _______________________________________________ Support Team.Net http://www.team.net/donate.html This list supported in part by the Vintage Triumph Register http://www.vtr.org http://www.team.net/donate.html Triumphs@autox.team.net http://autox.team.net/mailman/listinfo/triumphs ```
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