Celebrating Pi Day On 3/14
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Did you know that today is Pi Day, (excerpt from wikipedia, in italics): Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (3/14 in the month/day format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. In 2009, the United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi Day.
Pi Approximation Day is observed on July 22 (22/7 in the day/month format), since the fraction 22⁄7 is a common approximation of π, which is accurate to two decimal places and dates from Archimedes.
Two Pi Day, also known as Tau Day for the mathematical constant Tau, is lightly observed on June 28 (6/28 in the month/day format).
Get your free, printable Happy Pi Day infographic that goes along with this video here: https://bit.ly/2tvNZHT in the video “The Ultimate Pi Day Video“, below:
Every year on March 14, math geeks and others celebrate Pi Day. Here’s how the celebration got started and other interesting facts around the holiday that’s steadily growing in popularity, in the video “What is Pi Day?” below:
In the video “A Brief History of Pi“, below:
Using Archimedes’ method of exhaustion we can derive a formula that approximates the value of π, in the video “How to Calculate Pi, Archimedes’ Method“, below:
In the video “Pi Explained in 3:14“, below:
Funny and informative video on Pi. Great to show to your math class on Pi Day. Watch on March 14 and celebrate! In the video “20 Facts about Pi – Happy Pi Day!” below:
What is that funny looking symbol? It’s the Greek Letter Pi. It looks like a crooked little table! But it is important in math and physics and LIFE. Did you know that pi will help you figure out how much pizza you have? How big is your cookie? In the video “Pi for Kids, What is Pi, Pi Day March 14th, 22/7“, below:
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