Who First Discovered Pi?

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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 person who first discovered pi was a mathematician named William Jones in 1706. Jones was a close friend of Issac Newton. Jones was from Wales.
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Archimedes.
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According to most mathematics scholars, Archimedes was the first person to
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That the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle is the same for all circles, and that it is slightly more than 3, was known to ancient Egyptian, Babylonian, Indian
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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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