Happy Pi Approximation Day 22/7!

Happy Pi Approximation Day 2013! If you don’t know what the heck I’m talking about, then allow me to explain.  In mathematics, science & engineering, π is regularly used in descriptions of circular motion.  This includes electrical waveforms and A.C. theory.  Today is the 22/7, and mathematicians commonly use the fraction 22/7 as an approximation of π.… Continue reading Happy Pi Approximation Day 22/7!

3.14159265 – Happy Pi Day!

Pi Pie in celebration of Pi Day

Happy Pi Day!!! Pi Day is traditionally held on 14th March to celebrate the irrational number π – 3.14159265.  π is the ratio between the circumference : diameter of a circle and cannot be expressed as an exact fraction.  It is also a transcendental number.  I have often thought long and hard about these kinds of numbers and… Continue reading 3.14159265 – Happy Pi Day!

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