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Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked
Today is Pi Day. Detractors say pi really is half-baked

Today is Pi Day. Math nerds and geometry aficionados will be celebrating the mathematical constant that describes the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. For those who need a refresher: Take a circle that is 1 inch across. Then measure the length of the circle itself. When you’ve gone all the way around, you’ll have covered a distance of slightly more than 3.14 inches. That’s pi. (And that’s why Pi Day is observed on March 14.) For Pi Day, how to celebrate the joys of 3.14159 ... Pi (represented by the Greek letter Π) has many uses. In addition to using it to calculate the circumference of a circle (2Πr, where...

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