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Avitars, squares & circles

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Avitars, squares & circles

If you draw a square and put a circle in the square with the edge of the circle touching the sides of the square what percentage of space is left if you remove the amount in the circle ?

Is this figure the percentage of space we have lost when the Avitars were changed to circles ?

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles

Its not a circle avatar ,,,, its a SMARTIE Grin

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles


gleneagles wrote:

 

Is this figure the percentage of space we have lost when the Avitars were changed to circles ?


Or is it the percentage of members that moved to the new forum?

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles

I make it 21.5%.

 

Assuming the square is 2x2 then it's area is 4

the radius of the circle would be 1 so it's area would be Pi*r^2 =3.14 (2 decimal places)

Area lost would be 4-3.14=0.86 Which is 21.5% of the square's area.

 

Happy to be corrected if my maths is wrong.Wink

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles


Mav wrote:

Happy to be corrected if my maths is wrong.Wink


Happy to agree that your maths is correct.  Smiley

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles


Mav wrote:

I make it 21.5%.

 


Do you think we can get our subscriber fees reduced by that to make up for the loss? Wink

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles

Or some compo for the damage done to our avitars with 21.5% chopped of them ?

 

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Re: Avitars, squares & circles

Talking of percentages eBay look like they are considering a fee rise to 12%.

 

That would really screw the pooch as 10% is already too high.

 

That said the same applies here with every line rental rise.

 

Eventually a cut off crash point will be hit and the bubble will burst.