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Part of the series: Project Mathematics! Series
Producer: California Institute of Technology
Year produced: 1990
Total length: 25 minutes
Grade(s): 9-12


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Explains the story of pi with computer animation. The program weaves a historical perspective, showing how the number pi (the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of any circle) appears in formulas for round objects and in context that seem to have no relation to geometry.



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