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anonymous
 3 years ago
what's the name for 2 pi
anonymous
 3 years ago
what's the name for 2 pi

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tkhunny
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Seriously, it's just \(2\pi\). Is there a need to call it something else?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes that's correct....look it up

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from these pages, it looks like tau, but not 100% on that myself http://constitutionclub.org/2011/07/02/evenmathischanging/ http://mathblog.com/2010/06/28/forgetpiherecomestau/

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also 'full circle' / '1 complete period of sine or cosine function,' etc.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"360º" and so on, and so forth . . .

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Steve is a good name too. I think Tau might have an advantage  still being a Greek letter and all that. You know how mathematical constants can be . . .

tkhunny
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why do we use \(2\pi r\) when \(\pi d\) is perfectly satisfactory  except that it is not a natural result of the calculus derivation. \(\dfrac{d}{dr}\pi r^{2} = 2\pi r\). It would be counter productive to replace either \(2r = d\) or \(2\pi = \tau\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How about angles around the unit circle? Quarter circle: π/2 or τ/4?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or total radian of the circle (?)
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