The beautifully simple method Archimedes used to find the first digits of pi
|03/15/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- March 14 is Pi Day in the US, as the date matches the first three digits of the famous number.
- On Pi Day 2015, Google announced that a researcher had uncovered the first 31 trillion digits of pi, using a cloud-based computer algorithm.
- Ancient mathematicians like the Greek Archimedes used clever geometry tricks to come up with earlier estimates of π.
Happy Pi Day! It’s March 14, or in American notation, 3/14, matching the first three digits of π.
One of the fundamental constants of mathematics, π, is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.
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