Happy Pi Day!

It’s March 14 and I’m sure you know what that means. It’s Pi Day!

If you weren’t aware of this wonderful holiday, you’re really missing out. Today, 3/14, celebrates the number π. This wonderful number is an important one to know in math. It’s equal to the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, which always equals 3.141592…

One of the fun parts is that π is an irrational number, meaning that it has an infinite number of digits after the decimal place because it’s not an even fraction .Usually in practice we just abbreviate it to 3.14 or so. But yesterday π was taken to new heights in Austin.


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