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# How can you calculate the value of pi?

Updated: 12/22/2022

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15y ago

by working out how many times the radius goes around the circle and dividing by two. hard to do, better off just knowing it It has been proven that Pi is an irrational number. This means it cannot be expressed exactly, it simply goes on for ever. It has been calculated 10 over a trillion decimel plces but it will never end

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