3.14.2008

happy π day

or more accurately, happy 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923078
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day!

today (3/14) is pi day. for your reading enjoyment, here are some interesting factoids:
1. pi represents the relationship between a circle’s diameter and its circumference.
2. pi is an irrational number.
3. pi has been calculated to over 1 trillion decimal places (via computer).
4. the symbol for pi was first used in 1706 by William Jones, but become popular after being used by Leonhard Euler in 1737

for more π day fun, go here.
what will you be doing to celebrate pi day?

3 comments:

~stevesgurl~ said...

I'm thinking maybe a chocolate cream pi, or banana cream pi...or any pi for that matter... :)

sarah said...

personally, i would like some key lime pi. moreover, i would like to have approximately a pi/6 radians sized slice. :)

Professor Pete Grizzles said...

sweet potato pi? or chicken pot-pi?