Tag Archives: Decimal

Round it up!

Quite often a visit to Wikipedia starts of a train of thought that might end up as a post here, and often I forget the reason that I was visiting Wikipedia in the first place. However in this case I … Continue reading

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Why Pi?

If you measure the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of any circular object you get the number Pi (π). Everyone who has done any maths or physics at all knows this. Some people who have gone on to … Continue reading

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Round numbers

It seems that we have a fascination for numbers that end in zeros. One thousand (1,000) and one million (1,000,000) and so on and to a lesser extent numbers like one hundred (100) and ten thousand (10,000). Fractions of round … Continue reading

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