Yesterday was Pi Day

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The value of the mathematical constant pi equals 3.14 (March 14 written as 3.14)

  • Pi is an irrational number; its decimal value goes on for ever, never stopping or repeating
  • The value of Pi has now been calculated to more than two trillion places
  • If you write 3.14 on a piece of paper and hold it up to a mirror, it looks like the word PIE
  • Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day March 14, 1879
  • The Greek letter pi was introduced for the ratio of a circle’s perimeter to its diameter by the Welsh mathematician, William Jones, in 1706

Thanks to Chris for this

 

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