Pragmatic Programmer on estimating

From The Pragmatic Programmer:

What's the value of pi? If you're wondering how much edging to put around a circular flower bed, then "3" is probably good enough. If you're in school, then maybe "22/7" is a good approximation. If you're in NASA, then maybe 12 decimal places will do.

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