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meverett04 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8
Do you mean how close is 22/7 to the value of pie? Pie is irrational and goes on forever after the decimal 3.141592654,,,,, 22/7 is close to pi 22/7 = 3.142857143
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FoolForMath Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\( \large \pi \neq \frac{22}7 \)
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srev98 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thnx,but isnt it 3.14387???
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FoolForMath Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, \( \pi \) is irrational so it's nonterminating and nonrecurring , all we can do is approximate to desired digits..
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srev98 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but specific 22\7
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FoolForMath Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
22\7 is not a good approximation of pi in real mathematics, but works in grade school though.
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meverett04 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.8
Not sure what you are asking 22/7 is not 3.14387.... but it is 3.14287 which is close to pi
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jimmyrep Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the history of pi is very interesting on http://www.gapsystem.org/~history/HistTopics/Pi_through_the_ages.html
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