Vi Hart Challenges What We Know about Pi

Happy Pi Day!

What is Pi Day?
I’m a math educator and I’ve celebrated Pi Day for many, many years. It isn’t the most widely celebrated holiday, so let me explain what it means. Today is March 13, which can also be noted as 3/14. The mathematical notation Pi is rounded to 3.14, so math classrooms around the world celebrate Pi Day today.

Do We Have It All Wrong?
Vi Hart shared this video which challenges what we think we know and understand about Pi.

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One thought on “Vi Hart Challenges What We Know about Pi”

  1. This reminds me of seeing Pi printed out to the 200th number every time I looked at my dad’s work bench. He hand printed it with a plastic labeler. He loved numbers!

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