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 [quote="wordcross"]I assure you, it's pi.[/quote]
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Beartalon
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:43 pm    Post subject: 1

PI is a lie

Heh - Tau day would be my birthday.
wordcross
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:40 am    Post subject: 0

I stole that for facebook (gave you credit, though)
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:23 pm    Post subject: -1

PI is a lie
Sentran
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:22 pm    Post subject: -2

3.14% of all sailors are pi-rates.
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:39 pm    Post subject: -3

I've been telling all my UK friends 'NO PI FOR YOU"
Death Mage
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: -4

Nah dude, we still got 4 more years before a real pi day.
Pablo
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:09 pm    Post subject: -5

Happy Pi Day!
Pablo
Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 12:40 pm    Post subject: -6

Lepton* wrote:
I was aiming to represent the series 4*(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + ...). Not a great puzzle, I guess.

And it's not in VSP because the point was to say happy Pi day in a very GL fashion.

You did exactly that. It was obvious to me that the solution was in that series, but I didn't know how to find the sum of it, so I opted out on a technicality. The dish, as you asked, was still 4 square meters, even with less pi on it.
Dragon Phoenix
Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:23 am    Post subject: -7

What Pi sounds like....
Lepton*
Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 6:21 am    Post subject: -8

I was aiming to represent the series 4*(1 - 1/3 + 1/5 - 1/7 + ...). Not a great puzzle, I guess.

And it's not in VSP because the point was to say happy Pi day in a very GL fashion.
groza528
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:50 pm    Post subject: -9

Sorry mec, I can't make it
Zag
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:08 pm    Post subject: -10

Why wasn't this in VSP?

Nice puzzle, by the way.
Jack_Ian
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:56 pm    Post subject: -11

In that case there's 3m 2 left and Gregory got half.
wordcross
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:31 pm    Post subject: -12

I assure you, it's pi.
Jack_Ian
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:09 pm    Post subject: -13

Well amount of meal left is SUM(-2/((4n)^2 - 1)) - 1 for n=0 to NumberOfGuests.
But I don't recognise it and I can't see any pi.
Perhaps the meal is Tart?
Pablo
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:09 pm    Post subject: -14

The area of the dish is still 4 square meters.

The food is some kind of pi.
Lepton
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:41 am    Post subject: -15

On Monday, I'm going to host a Puzzlevanian party for all my GL friends. Since you're all hungry, I've made a huge dish of a certain food (it's flat, and has a surface area of 4 square meters).

Now, the first guest to the part comes in a takes a slice that is 1/3 of the dish, but then realizes he isn't very hungry, so he puts back 1/5 of the dish -- eating just two fifteenths of the dish. The next guest takes 1/7 of the dish, but then puts back 1/9 of it. The third guest takes an eleventh, but then puts back a thirteenth. This continues for quite a while.

Two questions:
(a) What is the area of the dish that remains after the party is finished?
(b) What is the food we were eating?

Happy Monday, everyone!
Deliberately not posted in VSP... not really a puzzle.