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Construction for An Approximate Quadrature of the Circle

Nature volume 101, page 234 (23 May 1918) | Download Citation



THE issue of the Comptes rendus of the Paris Academy of Sciences for March 25 last contains a paper by M. de Pulligny on a simple geometrical representation of the approximations to the numerical value of 77 given by Archimedes and Metius. Other approximations can be represented in the same way.

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