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Considering Circles

I spotted my old “Pre-Calculus” textbook on the bookshelf yesterday and smiled as I recalled that I had never put that knowledge to practical use in my life. Dad had strongly suggested that I should try to develop a love … Continue reading

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π Day Today

I’m going to be irrational today and go full circle by wishing you a Happy π Day. There are 3.141592… reasons for us to celebrate. We recognize this unofficial holiday because it is 3/14–March 14th written in the American configuration … Continue reading

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Casual Pi

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of any other mathematical terms that have their own special holiday or public commemoration than π (pi). The number π is special because it has two commemorative days. The number π is … Continue reading

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Happy π Day

Q: What do you get when you cross a stone with a sphere? A: Rock and Roll Gather together with your circle of friends, or circle the wagons, tap into your inner geek, and have fun with Pi today. Prepare … Continue reading

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Pi Approximation Day

It just goes on and on and on forever. The world’s most famous mathematical constant is π or pi.  π is an irrational number, that is, its digits randomly repeat infinately. π denotes the relationship between the circumference of a … Continue reading

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