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    Here is a "regular" continued fraction that produces pi, in the limit:

    4/(1+1/(3+4/(5+9/(7+16/(9+25/(11+36/(13+49/(15))))))))

    It continues with +n^2/(2n+1)

    The fraction above is 183296/58345, 3.1415888..., with a repeating decimal period of 4998 (58345 factors into 5x7x1667, so the period starts with the 4. 4998=(7-1)*(1667-1)/2, which is 6 times the period of 1/1667)

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    The T-800 (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) from the movie "The Terminator" operates using the same microprocessor as Bender from "Futurama", the 6502.
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    14523 is the smallest positive integer not found in the first million digits of Pi.

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    The Celsius temperature scale was originally upside down, with zero representing boiling water temp, and 100 representing freezing.


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    J K Rowling and Harry Potter have the same birthday, July 31. What an amazing coincidence!

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    10686 is the smallest positive integer that appears in the first million digits of Pi exactly once.

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    On May 25, 2010, South Korea responded to the alleged North Korean sinking of a navy ship by broadcasting 4Minute's single "HuH" across the DMZ.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The next three Superbowl games are scheduled to be played in Florida.

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    π1+√⅔ is almost 8.

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    Baltimore, MD is that 30th largest city in the US, but has the 8th largest police force.


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    In the integers from 1 to 11220, exactly half of them have no duplicate digits.

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    Another Pi day would be Julian day number 3141592 which falls on April 14, 3889. Mark your calendars.

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    Sunday is the only day of the week that the Preakness Stakes (horse race) has never been held.


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    The Earth and the Moon are roughly in proportion to a basketball and a tennis ball.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    It takes 11,150 kg of water to grow one kg of walnuts and 4000 kg of water to produce a single kg of avocados or almonds, vs just 400 kg for a kg of tomatoes.
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    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The atmosphere of the Moon weighs about as much as an African elephant

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    If you square 8826 you get 77898276 and if you then remove the odd digits you're left with 8826 again.

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    "Megatron" literally means "big tool" in ancient Greek.

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    For the number 1236, the sum of its digits equals its first two digits, 1+2+3+6=12, and the product of its digits equals its last two digits, 1󫎿6=36.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
    For the number 1236, the sum of its digits equals its first two digits, 1+2+3+6=12, and the product of its digits equals its last two digits, 1󫎿6=36.
    and the next number in the sequence 1,2,3,6 is 7, ?
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    When we realize that patterns don't exist in the universe, they are a template that we hold to the universe to make sense of it, it all makes a lot more sense.
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    The square of 4554 contains the eight digits that aren't in 4554.

    45542 = 20738916.

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    Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania is the number one city in the country because the digits of its Zip Code, 15145, spell out the word ONE. O is the 15th letter of the alphabet, N the 14th, and E the 5th. Those three numbers combined in order give us 15145.

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    62114 is not currently in use as a Zip Code. Too bad. It would have been fun.

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