Who First Discovered Pi?


Pi was discovered by Archimedes who was a Greek philosopher and a mathematician. Pi is an irregular number that never ends. Thus, most people just refer to pi as 3.14.
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The earliest known textually evidenced approximations of pi date from around 1900 BCE; they are 25/8 (Babylonia) and 256/81 (Egypt), both within 1% of the true value.
The Greek letter pi was first used to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter in 1709 by mathematician William Jones.
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