3/14 is Pi Day!

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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!

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  • 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.
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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!

Join our It's Pi Day I'm in Love Rumble while you’re at it!

Go to piday.org for more geeky π info.

written by denisesanjose on 2012-03-14 #news #news #friday #pi #math #rebecca-black #darren-aronofsky

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5 Comments

  1. renenob
    renenob ·

    Akala ko bukas pa ang pi day! A-kinse.

  2. raquellogs
    raquellogs ·

    hahahahahah

  3. sixsixty
    sixsixty ·

    Forget Pi, it's all about Tau!
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG7vhMMXagQ

  4. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Yay pi!

  5. denisesanjose
    denisesanjose ·

    @renenob: LOLZ pay (the bills) day!

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