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!
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!