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Pi Day

Today is Pi Day! Every year March 14th honours the most well-known constant in math – the circumference of a circle divided by its diameter. Pi has inspired creative thinking. Here’s a way to estimate pi using toothpicks and a piece of paper. And the creativity isn’t limited to math. Did you know a writing… Read more

Pi Day

March 14th (3.14) is Pi Day, the annual celebration of the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It’s the 30th year for this celebration. Here’s a short TED-Ed video with a few facts about pi: See the full lesson here. For the mathematically inclined, here’s some Pi Day fun: As Easy… Read more

Pi Day

Today (and every March 14th) is Pi Day! Did you know that pi appears in more than circles? Click the image below to go to a clip from NOVA’s The Great Math Mystery about Pi & The Fibonacci Sequence to see how pi and the Fibonacci sequence are found in the physical world.

Pi Day

Today is Pi Day (3.14). To help you celebrate the day, here’s a video of 20 Facts about Pi. Note: Not everyone agrees on the record for memorizing and reciting pi. Click here for the Pi World Ranking List, here for the Guinness World Records champion, and here for an unofficial challenger.