Calling all math lovers! March 14th is Pi Day, a day we celebrate the mathematical constant pi, which represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day was founded in 1988 by physicist Larry Shaw and in 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives declared March 14th to be National Pi Day to celebrate math, science, and education. Celebrations begin on 3/14 at 1:59 and technically, at 26 seconds, to correspond to the first 8 digits of pi. It also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday!
So how do you celebrate National Pi Day? You could try to recite the first million or trillion digits of pi (the number never ends or repeats), but we have a different suggestion. Since pi is a homophone for the word “pie,” let’s celebrate by eating never ending and non-repetitive pies. Okay, let’s ...Read more