March 14 is internationally recognized as Pi Day but did you know that it was also Einstein’s birthday? To celebrate this day, please come to any of our Math Drop-in Centres between 12 and 2:30 PM for a free piece of pie*, a chance to win prizes and an opportunity to share your thoughts!
The symbol for π is the Greek letter p, for the perimeter. Pi (π) is used in mathematics to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational number and is approximately equal to 3.141592653... The date March 14 (3/14) represents the first 3 digits of this interesting number. Up to now, over 22 trillion digits of Pi have been calculated on a computer!
So, come and join us at the Math Drop-in Centres to have some fun with Pi.
*while quantities last