DailyDirt: Happy Pi Day

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Math geeks rejoice! It's Pi Day again! Why is the number pi so awesome? Because, as Mr. Spock once explained, "the value of pi is a transcendental figure without resolution." Here are a few more cool pi-related links. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: exploratorium, irrational numbers, math, pi, pi day, transcendental numbers


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    Anonymous Coward, 14 Mar 2013 @ 8:52pm

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    Mr damnit, you don't need pi at all, do you don't need 39 or 42 because you are trying to measure it's circumference.

    if you were trying to measure it's diameter, you then would need pi to 39 decimal places to calculate it's circumference from your measurement of it's diameter.

    it is not possible to measure the diameter to that accuracy.

    zero digits of pi are required if you are directly measuring it's circumference.

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