Pi Day

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Pi Day is March 14th! π (the Greek letter) is equal to 3.14! What a great phenomenon! Many people celebrate by eating a piece of pie or pizza on this day! Blaze Pizza promotes a month long pizza deal.

Other fascinating Pi Day facts include:

  • The number π is a mathematical constant
  • Archimedes of Syracuse is considered to be the greatest mathematician of ancient history
  • One of his mathematical achievements includes deriving an accurate approximation of pi
  • Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point
  • Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter
  • The diameter of a circle is its distance from edge to edge
  • The circumference is the distance around the circle

Homeschoolers: draw/color an illustration and solve any math problem to celebrate this current event

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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