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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 43: July 2018

Friday, 31 October 2014 14:02

Calculating the Value of Pi

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October 25, 2014 – What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o’-lantern by its diameter? Pumpkin pi.

This is only funny if you know enough mathematics to understand that there is a fundamental relationship that is true for all circles: the ratio of the circumference (i.e. the perimeter, or distance around the outside) to the diameter (the distance across the centre) is a constant (i.e. it is the same value for all circles, regardless of size).

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