Ï€ Is Wrong!

Palais, Bob
June 2001
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p7
Academic Journal
Examines the aspects of pi. Installation into calculators and programming languages; Recognition on the repercussions of the error; Details on the misdefinition of pi for geometry and trigonometry.


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