# Archimedes' Approximation of Pi

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A unit circle is displayed. A regular polygon of sides is circumscribed. Another regular polygon of sides is inscribed.

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Contributed by: John Tucker (March 2009)

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"Archimedes' Approximation of Pi"

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Published: March 5 2009