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Activists at the Supreme Court opposed to partisan gerrymandering hold up representations of congressional districts from North Carolina, left, and Maryland, right. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Want to fix gerrymandering? Then the Supreme Court needs to listen to mathematicians

Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering 'sociological gobbledygook' and 'a bunch of baloney.'
This “pi plate” shows some of the progress toward finding all the digits of pi. Piledhigheranddeeper

The search for the value of pi

On the occasion of Pi Day, a look at the history of calculating the actual, and increasingly exact, value of pi (π).

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