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Pi Day' (3-14) is Celebrated by Math Geeks Around the World
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http://kygl.com/pi-day-3-14-is-celebrated-by-math-geeks-around-the-world/#commentsWed, 14 Mar 2012 23:02:22 +0000http://kygl.com/?p=71683Continue reading…]]>If stoners have "4-20", then geeks will take "3-14" as all their own. March 14th is the day of worship for math nerds who know 3-14 is the start of a magical number: Pi . Centuries ago, mathematicians realized a formula that says the distance around a circle is equal to its diameter multiplied by Pi (a single number that extends at least 1 trillion digits beyond the decimal) You can abbreviate it to 3-point-14159...