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Approximating Pi (π) using Python & Some Math

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We’ve all probably learnt about pi (π) in school at some point in our lives, and know it as the irrational mathematical constant 3.14159......, which is defined as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. While we can simply get pi using Python’s math module:

import math
pi = math.pi # and we get 3.14159......




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