Happy Pi (π) Day. Here are a few Fun Activities and Facts about pi and Pi Day that would be fun to share with kids on this great Math holiday:
1: It took 1,000 years to prove pi irrational.
2: The first people to refer to the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle were the Ancient Egyptians.
3: “I prefer pi” is a palindrome.
4: Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day, 1879.
5: 22/7 is sometimes used to estimate pi.
6: The first major Pi Day celebration was in 1988.
7: Pi has been calculated past the two quadrillionth digit.
8: P and pi are both the 16th letters in their alphabets.
9: You can likely find your phone number in pi. Here’s the site that searches for it: http://angio.net/pi/. I found mine!
10: And the one that completely blows my mind: 3.14 backwards is PIE!
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