I was never good at math. Like most girls, I excelled in verbal acrobatics and science, but math and history were, well, Greek to me. Not surprising, I guess, since so much of what we know of math was first contemplated, theorized, solved, and proved thousands of years ago in ancient Greece. Of course, there was Pythagoras and his theorem. And then Archimedes, who first calculated an approximation of Pi (π)--the ratio of any circle's circumference in proportion to its diameter-- around 300 BC.
Apparently, this is National Pi Day...as in math. So here again a repeat of my Pie/Pi post.....
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