A History of Pi

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This article, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics
Archive, discusses the history of pi, the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle, and how mathematicians have known for centuries that this number is constant. Information covered includes different calculations of pi throughout history, a variety of proofs and diagrams, the emergence of mathematical formulae for pi, the notation used for pi, and more.

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