Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 43: 108


Makes sense.

Work Step by Step

The quarterback chose the number $\pi$, which is an irrational number, meaning that it has an infinite number of non-repeating digits in the decimal part, so it never terminates. Thus, the ball will never be hiked, as $\pi$ will never be reached (by listing the decimal digits). Makes sense.
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