2 thoughts on “Friday the 13th, Pi Day the 14th & Beware the Ides of March

  1. hoi polloi Sunday March 15, 2015 / 9:23 pm

    Hope you all had a happy pie day. In order to arrive at 3.141592653 and so on what number is being divided by what other number. It is not 22/7. Just asking for a friend.

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    • Atanu_Dey Monday March 16, 2015 / 9:23 am

      Pi (not pie) is an irrational number. Which means that it can only be approximately indicated as a fraction such as 22/7. Advanced mathematical techniques and massive computational resources have calculated the value of pi to around 13 trillion digits. There’s no end to it. For more, see the wikipedia entry on pi at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi

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