3.14: Celebrate Pi Day today
On Friday, millions of people worldwide will celebrate both a mathematical constant and a sweet filling in a wheaten crust. In other wordsPi Day.
Pi is the ratio used to compute the circumference, area, and volume of circles.
For those who didn't memorize it in middle school, that works out to 3.141592653 for the first ten digits.
It's written using the Greek letter p, pronounced pie.
Schools often mark it by taking part in the math equivalent of the spelling beePi recitation contests.
The winners, naturally, get pie.
Tech and science companies love Pi Day. In Massachusetts, Raytheon... read more
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