2 Pi Watch

Inventing time in a circular world

The Life of Pi for a mathematician



Mathematician 2 Pi Watch

Euler was the first person to use Radians in trigonometry. The circumference
of a circle is 2 Pi, and Euler defined 360 degrees (of a circle) to be 2 Pi Radians.
For the watch above, consider 0 (or 360 degrees) as the “horizontal plane”,
represented by Pi and 2 Pi;   with the vertical “90 degrees” point being Pi/2,
and 270 degrees of the circle representing 3/2 Pi.  Clear as mud?

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I xeroxed my watch. Now I have time to spare. - Steven Wright

I go to school the youth to learn the future. - Robert Frost

I could either watch it happen, or make it happen. - Elon Musk

I xeroxed my watch. Now I can give away free watches. - Steven Wright

Most every dental school has discount dental services. - Matthew Lesko

To sway an audience, you must watch them as you speak. - C. Kent Wright

Pure mathematics, may it never be of any use to anyone. - Henry Smith

Dear Math: I'm not a therapist. Solve your own problems. - Unknown

A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

Math is like love - a simple idea but it can get complicated. - R. Drabek

"Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics. - Eric T. Bell

Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas. - James Roy Newman

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. - Mark Twain

The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn. - Nobu Matsuhisa

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. - Will Rogers

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. - George Gobel

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - John von Neumann

Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television. - Victoria Wood

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. - Albert Einstein

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. - David Hilbert

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. - Dagobert D. Runes

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

I grew up in an Irish Catholic family, and I think they force you to watch every James Cagney movie. - Jimmy Fallon

Mathematics is distinguished from all other sciences except only ethics, in standing in no need of ethics. - Charles Peirce

Do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch. - Jane Austen

I love to go to a movie, get a Diet Coke and a barrel of popcorn, and sit there with my kids and watch a film. - William Shatner

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost

Fischer, the great American chess champion, famously said, 'Chess is life.' I would say, 'Pi is life.' - Daniel Tammet

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

Tarry a moment to watch the chaos of a playground, crayola-colored shirts of running children, all trying out their wings. - Dr. SunWolf

Understand the key factors in the math behind viral marketing, and use those to figure out what it takes to get viral growth. - David Skok

I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert. I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house-top. - Bible

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today. - George Foreman

Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness where the explorers often get lost. - W.S. Anglin

I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh. - Thomas Mann

I was thrown out of college during my freshman year, for cheating on my metaphysics final - I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it. - Edward I Kock


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