Celebrate Pi Day!
Pi, π, is the mathematical formula in which the circumference of any circle, divided by its diameter equals 3.14159. What makes pi really interesting to lovers of math is that it is an infinite number. Pi Day began in San Francisco on March 14, 1988 (3.14) and continues to grow in popularity, especially among mathematics teachers. Check out the links below dedicated to exploring the amazing number of Pi!
Felix Jung has created a delightful way to convert the first 10,000 digits of pi into music using a Flash-based animation.
Do you spend sleepless nights wondering where in pi your birthday or phone number show up? Wonder no more! Just type in the number sequence and voila! you'll know.
The following site is dedicated to incorporating Pi into the Fine Arts.
Check out this video clip of a man named Daniel Tammet who memorized the first 22,514 digits of Pi! This is an interview he did with David Letterman on how he accomplished this feat.
If you like Eminem, you will love this Pi inspired version of his song, "Lose Yourself."