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## Circle

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A circle is a simple closed shape in Euclidean geometry. It is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre; equivalently  ...

## Who invented the circle? | Reference.com

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Since circular creations appear throughout nature, no man can be credited with the invention of the circle. From the cross-section of a plant stem to the moon and  ...

## Circle

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Circle. History. The study of the circle goes back beyond the recorded history. The invention of the wheel is a fundamental discovery of properties of a circle.

## Who is the person who invented the idea of Circles? - Quora

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Sep 1, 2014 ... The concept can be traced back to Paul Adams and his well publicized slideshow ... I think that Google+ Circles is an awesome idea!

## Circle - Uncyclopedia - Wikia

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The first circle was invented by God on the ninth day of creation (after the First Sabbath and circumcision of the world). It is the most pointless shape that exists,  ...

## Circle - MacTutor History of Mathematics

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Circle. Cartesian equation: x<sup>2</sup> + y<sup>2</sup> = a<sup>2</sup> or parametrically: x = a cos(t), y = a sin(t) Polar equation: r = a. Click below to see one of the Associated curves.

## The Circle of Fifths: A Brief History - dummies

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In the sixth century B.C., the Greek scholar and philosopher Pythagoras decided to try to make things easier for everyone by standardizing, or at least dissecting, ...

## Archimedes on the Circumference and Area of a Circle - Feature ...

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Archimedes' essay on the `Measurement of a circle' is often referred to but, I suspect, .... Eudoxus is elsewhere said to be the one who invented the extremely  ...

## USATODAY.com - The 360-degree circle is 4400 years old

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Jun 21, 2002 ... The 360-degree circle is 4400 years old Q: Why does a circle have 360 degrees, why ... Ancient Babylonians may have invented the sundial.

## math history - How do mathematicians invented and introduced \$\pi ...

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Jun 11, 2015 ... But I still don't understand formula for area of circle I.e. A = π r 2. I want to know that. How do mathematicians invented the " π " term? How do ...

### William Jones and his Circle: The Man who invented Pi | History Today

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The history of the constant ratio of the circumference to the diameter of any circle is as old as man's desire to measure; whereas the symbol for this ratio known ...

### History of Circles | Circles Only's Blog

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Posts about History of Circles written by circlesonly. ... It is a mental construct, a symbolic representation that was invented much the same as language and the ...

### Who determined that a circle should be divided into 360 degrees ...

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Feb 5, 2002 ... _ The same people who invented the wheel about 6000 years ago: the ... the ancient Egyptians, who used it to divide a circle into 360 degrees, ...