One of the most important numbers in maths might today be named after the Greek letter π or “pi”, but the convention of representing it this way actually doesn’t come from Greece at all.
By Gareth Ffowc Roberts for The Conversation
June 28—6/28 or 28/6—is the most mathematically perfect day of the year (and Tau day). Celebrate by befriending a perfect number.
By Evelyn Lamb, Scientific American
Pi isn't the special snowflake of your mathematical dreams.
By Nsikan Akpan
Pi Day is a holiday for math (and pie) enthusiasts to celebrate their love of numbers. And this year marks a once-in-a-century occurrence. Saturday at 9:26:53 a.m. the date and time will read 3.14.15 9:26:53. That’s 10 digits of pi.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
By Frank Bi
For math geeks, March 14 is a delicious holiday that celebrates one famous number -- pi or approximately 3.14. The mathematical constant, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, can be used to find the area…
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