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

When Irish eyes are smiling, watch your step. - Gerald Kersh

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

I might survive a few days at sea. Probably not as long as Pi. - Suraj Sharma

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

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke

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

Law school is the opposite of sex. Even when it's good it's lousy. - Unknown

Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge. - Indian Proverb

Life is good for only two things: discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. - Simeon Poisson

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. - Jack Nicholson

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert M. Hutchins

A man with one watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never quite sure. - Lee Segall

I can get motivated seeing a kid at my son's school overcome a learning disability. - Jason Alexander

I like to crack the jokes now and again, but it's only because I struggle with math. - Tina Fey

There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't. - Unknown

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps. - Christopher Columbus

There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened. - Unknown

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. - George Burns

It used to take me all vacation to grow a new hide in place of the one they flogged off me during school term. - Mark Twain

In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence. - Steven Wright

Change your belief that struggle and striving are necessary for success and watch how smoothly everything can go. - Unknown

There are advantages to being President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret. - Ronald Reagan

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

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

It is the studying you do after your school days that really counts. Otherwise, you know only that which everyone else knows. - Henry L. Doherty

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

Doctors are saying that each piece of bacon you eat takes 9 minutes off of your life. Based on that math, I should have died in 1732. - Unknown

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt

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

If it's green, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it has numbers, it's math. If it doesn't work, it's technology. - Unknown


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