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October 13th, 2012, 04:13 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  New Mathematical Constant: f
Dear People, I made a new Mathematical Constant thats called f (pronounced effa) [attachment=0:3sm5cxt0]CodeCogsEqn.gif[/attachment:3sm5cxt0] So, if that is f, then to find the area if a sphere we can just do f(r^3). Finally, 32 digits of f: 4.1887902047863909846168578443727 Thanks, Zach 
October 13th, 2012, 04:26 PM  #2 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
btw, if anyone could calculate up to 100 digits, please send me them. 
October 13th, 2012, 05:41 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,204 Thanks: 511 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
Here it is to 1000 digits: [attachment=0:tofsz95n]effa.gif[/attachment:tofsz95n] 
October 13th, 2012, 06:15 PM  #4 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
Sorry. All I see is f = PI(4/3) What am I missing? 
October 13th, 2012, 07:57 PM  #5  
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 13,133 Thanks: 914  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f Quote:
 
October 13th, 2012, 08:33 PM  #6 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 4  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
Oh for £^€$@ sake. This "new" constant is four thirds pi??? 
October 14th, 2012, 05:53 AM  #7 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
You Dont Remember the formula 4/3*pi*r^3? F is fricken useful. You don't have to do 4/3*3.14159265(I memorized 100 btw)*(r^3) just do f(r^3) lol... 
October 14th, 2012, 06:03 AM  #8  
Newbie Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f Quote:
Windows Calc only goes to 32 digs. :/  
October 14th, 2012, 06:23 AM  #9  
Newbie Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f Quote:
divide it by f, and then you will get r^3, or r*r*r. [attachment=0:1z1bo0tw]effa2.gif[/attachment:1z1bo0tw] Disregards, Zach  
October 14th, 2012, 06:58 AM  #10 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2012 From: Belgium Posts: 654 Thanks: 11  Re: New Mathematical Constant: f
Don't you see that f has really no use? It's like saying I'm making a constant for and for (because a volume of a cone). And why don't make a constant so that you can easily get the volume of a hypersphere? Why don't make a constant for everything ?? Those constants are all useless and so does f. The reason why they made a constant out of pi is because you can't quickly calculate it yourself and because it is needed a lot everywhere. f is only needed for a volume of a sphere... 

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