Oh, My! It’s Pi Day!

Oh, My! It’s Pi Day! March 14, 2022

 

 

Question: What is Pi?

Answer: A mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, the distance around the edge, it turns out, is a little more than three times the distance across. That “little more” makes it wondrously irrational…

Question: What is Pi Day?

Answer: Every March 14th, mathematicians and those who appreciate or perhaps even love math, celebrate pi, as William Schaaf says, “probably no symbol in mathematics has evoked as much mystery, romanticism, misconception and human interest as the number pi.”

PS: It doesn’t hurt that its also Albert Einstein’s birthday

Question: Why do we celebrate Pi Day?

Answer: As the good folk at Pi Day dot org tell us “Pi has interested people around the world for over 4,000 years.  Many mathematicians – from famous ones such as Fibonacci, Newton, Leibniz, and Gauss, to lesser well-known mathematical minds – have toiled over pi, calculated its digits, and applied it in numerous areas of mathematics.”

PS: And, note the above PS…

Question: How do we celebrate Pi Day?

Answer: You are such a silly…


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