## Rings

What is the basis for reason? And mathematics?

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### Rings

Take the Earth's equator and add 30 feet to it. Now you have a slightly larger ring to compare with the equator.

Have both of them occupy the same plane so that the smaller ring is inside of the larger ring and they both share the same center. My question is whether there's enough space between the two rings to fit a sheet of paper through?

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### Re: Rings

How is this simple grade-school geometry problem even remotely related to philosophy?
It is no wonder I cannot find meaningful threads on this forum with all the useless topics they let dilute the lists.

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### Re: Rings

Noax wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:06 pm
How is this simple grade-school geometry problem even remotely related to philosophy?
It is no wonder I cannot find meaningful threads on this forum with all the useless topics they let dilute the lists.
Maybe you would like to explain that if Jupiter were substituted for Earth, the same answer would occur.

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### Re: Rings

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:20 pm
Maybe you would like to explain that if ...
No, I would not. That was my point. Wrong forum.
If you need to duck to walk under this ring , you're old enough to know this is the wrong place to post such questions.

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### Re: Rings

Noax wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:45 pm
Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:20 pm
Maybe you would like to explain that if ...
No, I would not. That was my point. Wrong forum.
If you need to duck to walk under this ring , you're old enough to know this is the wrong place to post such questions.
Since you seem to know so much about philosophy, maybe you can answer this question which no one to date has or at least is willing to. What is philosophy?

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### Re: Rings

Noax wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:06 pm
It is no wonder I cannot find meaningful threads on this forum with all the useless topics they let dilute the lists.
Try looking in the pompous ass forum.

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### Re: Rings

If the circumference of a circle is C then its radius is r = C/2π. If C is replaced by C + 30 then the new radius is

r' = (C + 30)/2π = C/2π + 30/2π.