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Happy Pi Day!

great pyramid pi tau giza

Pi is the relationship between a circle’s circumference and its diameter. Tau is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its radius. Pi = 3.141592653.. Tau = 6.283185307.. It’s been argued that Tau is a better value to use, but today let’s just talk about Pi , since it’s Pi Day! This post is being […]

Squaring the Circle

Square the Circle

Squaring the circle is the age old problem of constructing a square with the same area(or perimeter) as the circle. Greek mathematicians attempted to solve this ancient riddle using a ruler and compass only. Due to the transcendental nature of π we can only approximate this geometry.  Earth, Moon, the Great Pyramid, and Stonehenge all […]

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