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Old November 28th, 2012, 08:43 AM   #48 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SUroot View Post
All I'm going to say is show me .3333' of a cake
In some cases it can be done easily, like a cake of length 12 inches can be cut into 3rds with length 4, or a circular cake (like a wedding cake) of 120 degrees. But for lengths that are not a multiple of 3, we has humans do not tools precise enough to make the cut exactly equal 3rds.
In the end, the practicality of the argument does seem worthless. But just because something is worthless doesn't make it untrue. What an ugly double negative.
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