On March 14 every year, math geeks and number fiends alike celebrate Pi as one of math's most special constants. Did you know that "Black Swan" director Darren Aronofsky also made a movie about Pi? It's called "π" of course! Read on to get down on more facts about Pi and Pi Day!
Pi, Greek letter (π), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It represents the relationship between a circle’s diameter (its width) and its circumference (the distance around the circle).
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. See one million digits of Pi by clicking here.
Darren Aronofsky of critically-acclaimed “Black Swan” and “Requiem for a Dream,” made his directorial debut with “Pi”, a 1998 American psychological thriller film.
We know Pi Day doesn’t fall on a Friday this year, but the viral Rebecca Black song is just as infectious on a Wednesday. So go ahead and replace Friday with Pi Day and celebrate 3.14!
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