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# Which of the following is the closest approximation of pi?

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Which of the following is the closest approximation of pi? [#permalink]  09 Sep 2006, 05:03
Which of the following is the closest approximation of pi?

No calculators permitted!

a. 34/11
b. 46/15
c. 22/7
d. 56/18
e. 85/27
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?=3,14
a. 34/11 =3.09
b. 46/15=3.06
c. 22/7 =3.14 Bingo
d. 56/18
e. 85/27
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Pretty direct question as Pi is 22/7 without any calculation even manually.
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gmatgazni wrote:
Pretty direct question as Pi is 22/7 without any calculation even manually.

Just reinforcing a basic, but useful fraction for those of us who will be taking the test over the next few weeks.
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Hey Matt,
Isn't yours sometime next week? 11th or 12th?

GMATT73 wrote:
gmatgazni wrote:
Pretty direct question as Pi is 22/7 without any calculation even manually.

Just reinforcing a basic, but useful fraction for those of us who will be taking the test over the next few weeks.

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Yurik79 wrote:
?=3,14
a. 34/11 =3.09
b. 46/15=3.06
c. 22/7 =3.14 Bingo
d. 56/18
e. 85/27

gmatgazni wrote:
Pretty direct question as Pi is 22/7 without any calculation even manually.

Pi does not equal 22/7

Just a note, you shouldn't stop at choice C, choice D or E could have been 6283/2000
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