Do you remember pi or π? If yes, you’re brilliant! Don’t recall it clearly? Let’s take you back to your school days! π is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter; the formula is π = c/d and the decimal form is 3.14.
Why March 14
Well, today - March 14, is celebrated as Pi Day. You ask why? Here’s the answer: 3/14 is the month/day date format for March 14 and 3, 1, and 4 are the first three digits of π.
March 14 is a significant date as it is also the birthday of the renowned genius, Albert Einstein.
When was it first celebrated
Physicist Larry Shaw is the founder of Pi Day. It was first celebrated in 1988 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.
How is it celebrated
People discuss about the significance of π while tantalising their palate with different kinds of yummy pies.
Here’s a peek at some of the sumptuous pies that can you try on your next holiday.
Raspberry Pie, Origin: UK
Pecan Pie, Origin: Southern United States
Apple Pie: Origin: England
Blueberry Pie, Origin: Canada, Germany, United States
Pumpkin Pie, Origin: England
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur