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# A Taste Of Pi

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## Andrew Robinson

on 30 October 2014

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A Brief History Of Pi
The first calculation of pi was done by Archimedes of Syracuse (287–212 BC), one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world. Archimedes showed that pi is between 3 1/7 and 3 10/71.
Pi is the most recognized mathematical constant in the world. Scholars often consider Pi the most important and intriguing number in all of mathematics.
Pi has been studied by the human race for almost 4,000 years. By 2000 B.C., Babylonians established the constant circle ratio as 3-1/8 or 3.125. The ancient Egyptians arrived at a slightly different value of 3-1/7 or 3.143.
Proof That Pi Is A Irrational Number
The number π (pi) has been studied since ancient times, and so has the concept of irrational numbers. An irrational number is any real number that cannot be expressed as a fraction a/b, where a is an integer and b is a non-zero integer.

What's So Important With Pi?
Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It doesn't matter how big or small the circle is, the ratio stays the same. Because pi is so easily observed, it has been popular for centuries
The First 150 Digits Of Pi
3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128
A Taste Of Pi By: Andrew R.

The End
Now you know more about the fantastic number, π.
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