## A Conversation for Pi

### Greeks didn't name Pi

Gnomon - time to move on Started conversation Jan 10, 2001

The Ancient Greeks knew about Pi, but they didn't give its present name. That was some English mathematician in the 18th century, as pointed out by "Joe".

### Greeks didn't name Pi

e to the x Posted May 7, 2001

Euler named it, along with introducing sigma notation for sums and hundreds of other notations.

### Greeks didn't name Pi

iforhuw Posted Mar 19, 2007

It was not an English Mathematician but Welsh.

He used it first in 1706 and Euler adopted it also but later in 1737.

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