### Author Topic: a riddle  (Read 594 times)

#### The Resonte!

how many sides does a circle have?

#### Mega-Bear

many sides, they are very well-rounded folk

#### foulprairiedog

the hypothetical perfect math circle has one side
a "circle" in some vertex-based rendering would have anywhere from 4 to infinitely many sides
yes i am counting a square rotated 45 degrees as a circle

the hypothetical perfect math circle has one side

if i look at the front, and someone else looks at the back, are we looking at the same side?

#### Drydess

this riddle sucks!

#### foulprairiedog

if i look at the front, and someone else looks at the back, are we looking at the same side?
hypothetical perfect circle is also a hypothetical perfect plane that is infinitely thin and only has one side, so yes, it is the same one side from all angles

#### TheArmyGuy

Depends on if you mean side as an edge or side as a plane.

Edge: 1

Plane: 2

#### Aide33

a riddle that relies on ambiguous terms that can be defined any way you want is not a riddle

diddle my riddle

#### TheArmyGuy

A better question would be: does a circle have no vertices or an infinite amount of vertices?

#### The Resonte!

a circle has two sides- the inside and the outside!

uh, that's all the riddles i have

#### TlTO

get off the stage

#### Khaz

i believe the actual technical answer is infinity

#### TableSalt

A better question would be: does a circle have no vertices or an infinite amount of vertices?
trick question. It has a single vertex.

#### Drydess

trick question. It has a single vertex.