# Archimedes Theorem

### PI

## PI IN SMART PEOPLE WORDS

The number

**π**is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159.## PI IN MORE UNDERSTANDABLE WORDS

PI is the ratio of a circle's circumference, the distance around a circle, to the diameter, the length of a strait line across a circle that goes through the circle's center. PI never ends so when it's used it's written as 3.14 or 3.14159.

## REAL WORLD EXAMPLE

## Farmer Brown I'm Farmer Brown. I'm making a silo and I don't know how big to make it. The ratio is 30 feet. | ## Uses I'll use Pi to the second X 30 to get the area. | ## PI I guess Pi is useful! |