World Pi Day: 5 facts about the most irrational day of year

The idea of pi is deceivingly straightforward. Pi is the proportion between a circle's circumference and its diameter, and it generally works out to 3.14′s but, it’s those three “dot-dot-dots” that make pi so fascinating. Pi is a ceaseless number and that feeling of endlessness has pulled in both propelled mathematicians and also starting math understudies for many years. Pie Day is celebrated on March 14, which was chosen because it resembles 3.14. The official celebration begins at 1:59 p.m., to make an appropriate 3.14159 when combined with the date. Here are top 5 fun facts you need to know about Pi: - Computing the value of Pi is a Stress test for a computer. -If you write “3.14” on a piece of paper and hold it up to a mirror, it looks like the word “PIE”. -Albert Einstein was born on Pi day.

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-Pi is mentioned in the Bible.

-In the Star Trek episode “Wolf in the Fold,” Spock foils the evil computer by commanding it to “compute to last digit the value of pi." Spock is the only being who can rationally solve a problem using an irrational number.

 

(Written By: Prachi Bhardwaj)