Pi-Day: Sine, Sine, Cosine, Sine, 3.14159!

Pi Day

March 14th is π-day (Pi-day) – a day to celebrate the mathematical constant π, which is commonly approximated as 3.14. For some irrational reason, someone, somewhere decided that π was worthy of an annual celebration, and of course, the only rational choice was the 3rd month and 14th day of the year. I get the play on the date, but is π worthy of its own day?  Let’s be clear, π (and … [Read more...]