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Towards Pi 3.141552779 Hand Drawn Print

Towards Pi 3.141552779 Hand Drawn Print By Jason Padgett


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8.00" x 6.13"


10.00" x 8.13"



Towards Pi 3.141552779 Hand Drawn by Jason Padgett - 8.00" x 6.13"



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"Towards Pi 3.141552779 Hand Drawn" print by Jason Padgett. Ships within 3 - 4 business days and arrives rolled in a tube. Choose from multiple print sizes, papers, mats, and frames.

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About the Image

Towards Pi 3.141552779 Hand Drawn by Jason Padgett

This is a drawing of Pi as it expands forever closer to a circle. This is a snapshot of an n-sided polygon with n=360 (or 360 right triangles that when you draw secant lines around the edge gives you an area equal to an n sided polygon with n=360). As n gets larger and approaches infinity the value approaches Pi forever because you are getting closer and closer to a circle for ever and as you fill in the edge of the circle (or it gets smoother as n gets larger). The area gets a little larger and the circumference get larger also as you add sides (as n grows larger), but the diameter stays the same.When you use secant lines (a line through two points on the edge of the \'circle\' every one degree in this drawing) you are approaching Pi from...

About the Artist - Jason Padgett

Jason Padgett

Jason D. Padgett is a number theorist with Acquired Savant Syndrome from Anchorage Alaska, currently living in Tacoma Washington. He was a struggling futon salesman for decades until a tramatic event changed the path of his life forever and started his art and math career. His autobiography "Struck by Genius", co-authored with Maureen Seaberg is being adapted as a major motion picture by Sony and Channing Tatum. Link to movie announcement below. http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/sep/19/channing-tatum-struck-by-genius-mathematics-jason-padgett His art has been displayed in People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Popular Science, Wired, CBS This Morning with Gale King, The London Times NBC, CBS, FOX news, the hit show ...

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