Eat delicious baked goods while celebrating math!
ThinkGeek, what's special about this year's Pi Day?" Uh, it's an excuse to eat pies and celebrate math. How much more special can a day get?
Maybe you're new to this whole "Pi Day" phenomenon, so let us break it down for you. Here's what you likely already know about our most favorite constant:
- Pi ( π ) is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter
- It's an irrational number so its digits are infinite and non-repeating
- 3.14 are the first digits of Pi (which is why Pi Day falls on 3/14 every year)
Now... here's some fun Pi facts you might not know!!
- In the Greek alphabet, π is the sixteenth letter; in the English alphabet, P is also the sixteenth letter
- Suresh Kumar Sharma currently holds the world record for memorizing the most digits of Pi at 70,030
- Pi has been studied by the human race for ~4,000 years
- The first million decimal places of pi consist of 99,959 zeros, 99,758 1s, 100,026 2s, 100,229 3s, 100,230 4s, 100,359 5s, 99,548 6s, 99,800 7s, 99,985 8s, and 100,106 9s
- Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day in 1879
- There are no occurrences of the sequence 123456 in the first million digits of pi
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