Pi Day is the celebration of the world’s most popular and well-known Mathematical constant – represented by the Greek Letter (illustrated above) Essentially, it refers to the fact that the diameter of a circle will always be just about 3x the size of its Radius.
Pi is famous for a lot a reason, not least of which because it has caught the fascination of several famous people over the centuries- including Fibonacci and Archimedes’ whose work with Pi a lot of people (who like me are NOT mathematicians!) are still familiar with today.
One of the more fascinating aspects of Pi is that the number has no end. The number is usually rounded off by the 10th digit, and its shortest abbreviation 3.14 is also the reason we are celebrating today on March 14th!
There are many ways people celebrate: throwing and eating Pie or Pizza Pie or pretty much anything else in the shape of a circle, pie baking and/or eating contests, or simply wearing your favorite
Want to learn more about Pi? Check out this website dedicated to education about all things Pi: