Sunday, March 14

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi day everyone. For anyone that is unaware of this rather significant day it is the day to eat lots it of Pie and pass it off as being a Math geek. For those that don't know Pi, is the Greek letter (π), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14th. Pi = 3.1415926535…

With the use of computers, Pi has been calculated to over 1 trillion digits past the decimal. Pi is an irrational and transcendental number meaning it will continue infinitely without repeating. The symbol for pi was first used in 1706 by William Jones, but was popular after it was adopted by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler in 1737.

For yet another reason to celebrate this day is that it is Albert Einstein's Birthday he would be 131 years old had he never died that is pretty old. Have a great Pi day everyone and eat lots of pi!!

For an extra special treat of the first million digits of Pi click on the title of this link bet you can't memorize that.

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