Happy Pi Day!

from wikiHow Pi is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and it is also one of the most revered mathematical constants in the known world.[1] Pi Day was first officially celebrated on a large scale in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium.[2] Since then, Pi Day has been celebrated by millions of students and math-lovers. The holiday is celebrated on 14th March, since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits in the decimal form of pi. If you’d like to learn how to celebrate pi in due fashion, read on and […]

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How to Celebrate Pi Day

from wikiHow Pi is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and it is also one of the most revered mathematical constants in the known world.[1] Pi Day was first officially celebrated on a large scale in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium.[2] Since then, Pi Day has been celebrated by millions of students and math-lovers. The holiday is celebrated on 14th March, since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits in the decimal form of pi. If you’d like to learn how to celebrate pi in due fashion, read on and […]

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A Very Special Pi Day

From Slate Happy birthday, Einstein! But this is also Pi Day, and a very special Pi Day at that. Why so special? The date is 3/14/15, the first five digits in the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. And—get ready for this—at 26 minutes and 53 seconds after 9 a.m., we will pass a date and time represented by the first 10 digits of Pi. Very exciting! If you miss it, there will be one more chance at 9 p.m. After that, you’ll have to wait another 100 years for that auspicious moment to happen again, […]

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