3.14: Celebrate Pi Day today


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 words—Pi 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 bee—Pi recitation contests.
The winners, naturally, get pie.
Tech and science companies love Pi Day. In Massachusetts, Raytheon... read more

 
19 March 2014 in Lifestyle, Views: 6
 


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