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Infinity or <math>\infty</math> is a [[math|mathematical]] concept that describes something that has no bounds. For example, <math>\pi</math> and <math>\tau</math> have a [[infinite]] number of digits because they never end. The first use of infinity was during Ancient Greek by Anaximander who referred to it as "apeiron". The symbol, <math>\infty</math> was used by John Wallis in 1655.
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Infinity or <math>\infty</math> is a [[math|mathematical]] concept that describes something that has no bounds. For example, <math>\pi</math> and <math>\tau</math> have a [[infinite]] number of digits because they never end. The first use of infinity was during Ancient Greek by Anaximander who referred to it as "apeiron". The symbol, <math>\infty</math> was first used by English [[mathematician]] John Wallis in 1655.
  
 
Also see: [[Infinite]]
 
Also see: [[Infinite]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 01:38, 6 July 2018

Infinity or $\infty$ is a mathematical concept that describes something that has no bounds. For example, $\pi$ and $\tau$ have a infinite number of digits because they never end. The first use of infinity was during Ancient Greek by Anaximander who referred to it as "apeiron". The symbol, $\infty$ was first used by English mathematician John Wallis in 1655.

Also see: Infinite

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