**National Pi’e’ Day [3.14]**

Pi day was originally observed March 14 because of the date being 3.14, a number very close to pi’s value. The holiday was created 1988 by Larry Shaw to celebrate the San Francisco “Exploratorium”. In recent years it’s become a day for making a pie as well as celebrating the ancient mathematical constant that relates the length a circle’s circumference to the perimeter of a square of the same area as the original circle. March 14 is also Albert Einstein’s birthday.

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Ah, finding out such amazing things on my birthdate 🙂 Thank you for that!

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Great photo … that’s all I have to say about pie !!! *smile

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Reblogged this on Colby is Mega and commented:

OMG, my math teacher mad an entire lesson based off of pi. lol 😀

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What a cool idea! Pi day 😉 After learning of the connection to the mathematical pi I will never look at a steaming hot pie in quite the same way again! lol

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Reblogged this on Meals on Wheels.

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Ho ho ho 😉

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Thanks for reminding me it’s Pi day.

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This is where the differences between the US and the UK really show up! For us it’s 14.3 and not 3.14 so the Pi day doesn’t have a place in our calendar (unless we add 1 more months!) which is rather sad as it’s a nice idea!!

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As a math teacher I was hoping that this would come up today!

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yum….strawberry/Rhubarb Pie :)))))

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