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archimedes, pi is the name of the greek letter p, which was used as the shortened version of the greek word perimeter,or circumference of a circle. archimedes was looking for a formula to find the area of a circle, and he required a more accurate value for the constant pi. previously pi had been assigned a very approximate value of 1/3 or 22/7.

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