Thursday, 8 May 2014

YouTube number boffin calculates Pi using...pies

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A YouTube video blogger has quite accurately calculated the value of pi using nothing but chalk, a calculator and a LOT of pies.



Boffin blogger Numberphile used pies to calculate pi to be 3.13834 - pretty close to pi's actual value of 3.14159(...). Is this how Archimedes calculated pi?

Although if you want to see a really impressive use of pi, here's 10,000 digits of pi, sent to us by 'Tesco Kaz'!

Pi Pie Review
Pi Pie Review


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