Don’t Get Tripped Up By These Ten Tricky HomophonesIt's Pi Day. Not pie, but pi (II, π), the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet. A homophone is "a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning," as pie (the dessert) and pi (the ratio). Here are some more tricky pairs ...
Origin of infinite decimal
First recorded in 1790–1800
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