# History of pi

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Without the Exploratorium, we might never have had an official Pi Day celebration. In 1988 Exploratorium physicist Larry Shaw started the tradition, and it was finally recognized by Congress in 2009. The Exploratorium highlights some great hands-on activities, and there is also a great list of Pi-related links.

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OTHER PI HISTORY: Mathematicians all over the world began using the 16th letter in the Greek alphabet (Pi) in the early 1700's. Introduced in 1706 by William Jones but the symbol was not popularized until 1737 when a man the name of Leonhard Euler. Ancient Babylonians calculated the area of a circle by taking 3 times the square of its radius, which gave them a value of pi = 3. One Babylonian tablet dated from the year 1900–1680 BC indicated a value of 3.125 for Pi, which is a close…

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Zu Chongzhi (429-520 BC) a famous Chinese mathematician and astronomer used a similar approach to Archimedes but he estimated that the value of the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter to be 355/113 whereas Archimedes estimated the approximation as 223/71. Zu started off with an inscribed regular 24 576 sided polygon and then he performed a number of extremely long calculations involving hundreds of square roots that eventually came out with a nine decimal placed number…

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