Geeking out on Pi Day

I have recently learned….
…if you figure Pi,
with base 12 math,
it becomes a
rational number.

Doesn’t that make sense,
for such an important number?

I wanted to post an article about Pi,
and Tony did a much more fabulous job at it.
He is the author of;

One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

so when I saw his article about Pi,
I was surprised.

Tony has a very healthy and beneficial blog.
Be sure to take a peek.
And I thank you greatly for your post, Tony…
ren

One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

As if the earlier infographic weren’t enough, I have found an interesting set of quotes from match loving scientists on Pi that may interest you. If not, no hard feelings… I hope.

Why do math lovers around the world call March 14 “Pi Day”? Because Pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, is 3.14. Pi is a Greek letter (π) that represents a constant in math: All circles have the same Pi, regardless of their size. Pi has been calculated out to as many as 1 trillion digits past the decimal, and it can continue forever without repetition or pattern.

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In honor of Pi Day, we, the National Institute of General Medical Scientists, asked several biomedical researchers in the field of computational biology to tell us why they love math and how they use it in their research.

Why do you love math?

The computational biologists we…

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