Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Pi Day

And here I thought I was a nerd/geek... how could I have missed Pi Day!?
I just found out today (a day late) that yesterday was national Pi day... A day celebrated by nerds and geeks alike to aknowledge one of the universe's constants... 3.14.
Read more here on the wiki how to.

Pi is 3.141592653589793238462643383279502....

What is Pi you ask?
"The mathematical constant ? is a real number which is defined as the ratio of a circle's circumference (Greek ??????????, periphery) to its diameter in Euclidean geometry..."
source: Wikipedia

In other words... To figure out the Area of a circle, take the radius of the circle, and "square" it (multiply it by itself), then multiply that by Pi or 3.14.

I might also add, that if you want to see a really trippy yet cool movie that will blow your mind go out and try to rent, or even buy a movie called "pi"... Imagine merging Math with Religion and insanity and that's what the movie is about. Link to

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