# 22/7 > pi by integral

1. Dec 7, 2006

### lazypast

Hi
Can someone show me from step one how to show that 22/7 is greater than pi. I dont really know how much im asking here, but thanks in advance

2. Dec 7, 2006

3. Dec 7, 2006

### LeBrad

Try to construct a non-negative function whose integral on [0,1] is equal to 22/7 - pi. If the function is non-negative, then the integral has to be positive, which means 22/7 > pi.

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