28 Days of Tau - Day 3

2022-06-03

Polygons

Day 3 - Polygons

One of the oldest methods known to calculate circle constants is inscribing polygons of increasing side counts within circles. It is easy to find the area of these polygons, and as the number of sides increases the area approaches $$ \frac{\tau}{2} $$ (assuming a circle with radius 1).

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