The First Use of π for the Circle Ratio

  • William Jones


William Jones (1675-1749) was largely a self-made mathematician. He had considerable genius and wrote on navigation and general mathematics. He edited some of Newton’s tracts.


Original Work Curve Line Source Book General Mathematics Circle Ratio 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Jones

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations