Introduction: Getting an Easy Formula for PI
PI is a number that represents the ratio of the circumference, to the diameter of a circle. While we are solving questions related with circle, most of the times we take π as 3.14 or 22/7 for the best approach and 3 to make the things easier. This instructable note will show you we can calculate the area or circumference of a circle without using PI and getting this formula is easy that high school students can understand easily.
I will use the Archimedes’ method, inscribed regular polygons in a circle. We will do it easier than Archimedes because we will use trigonometry.
To understand this project student must know :
1. Area and Circumference of the circle formulas.
2. Sum of interior angles of a polygon formula.
3. Properties of regular polygons.
3. On a right angled triangle how to get sine and cosine ratio.
You will see what area you were finding while calculating the area of a circle by taking PI as 3.14 or 3.
You can use this formula in any question instead of PI.