A path to π
Ramachandran, A. (2019) A path to π. At Right Angles. pp. 3132. ISSN 25821873
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Consider the following situation. A regular polygon of n sides is placed symmetrically inside another (larger) regular polygon of n sides, i.e., with corresponding sides parallel and with a constant distance between them. We now have a ‘path of uniform width’ running around the inner polygon. Now the following question is asked: By how much does the perimeter of the outer polygon exceed that of the inn
Item Type:  Articles in APF Magazines  

Authors:  Ramachandran, A.  
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Regular polygon, Nested polygons, Path, Angle, Tan, Pi, Investigation  
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics  
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles  
Full Text Status:  Public  
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2024  
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