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# Why is pi called pie and not simply 3.14 ​

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Why is pi called pie and not simply 3.14

Guest Apr 19, 2017
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it is called pi because pi has more numbers than 3.14

Yoboy17  Apr 19, 2017
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The reasonm it is called pi is because the symbol used by mathematicians to represent the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is the lowercase Greek letter π, sometimes spelled out as pi, and derived from the first letter of the Greek word perimetros, meaning circumference.

If you wanted to know, the full number of pi is

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286 208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128481 117450284102701938521105559644622948954930381964428810975665933446128475648233 786783165271201909145648566923460348610454326648213393607260249141273724587006

Edited by Melody:

You cannot right the full number because pi is an irrational number.  So the digits keep going for ever!

xRainexSiderisx  Apr 19, 2017
edited by Melody  Apr 20, 2017
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*Reason

xRainexSiderisx  Apr 19, 2017
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Awesome.

Darkfox  Apr 19, 2017