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INFOGRAPHIC: Pi Day

100-PO017 (R 3/2017)

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(Rachel Friederich , DOC Communications)

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Fun Facts About Pi Day
  • Pi Day is celebrated March 14. The date, abbreviated 3.14, is also the first three digits of pi.
  • Pi is a mathematical ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Its decimal places continue infinitely.
  • Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day. His birthdate is March 14, 1879.
  • July 22nd is "Pi Approximation Day." The fraction 22/7 is equal to 3.14285714.
  • In 2009, congress officially declared March 14 Pi Day in recognition of the importance to math, science and education.
Sources
  1. http://www.piday.org/
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