# March 14th is Pi Day

Today is * March 14th*, a special Math day. It is a day to celebrate Math’s most famous number represented by a symbol. The number that Pi represents is irrational

**(3.1415…)**

We will be learning about Pi and engaging ourselves in many Pi Day activities.

You may want to memorize these fun facts!!

**Pi**is used to calculate the**area and circumference of a circle****Albert Einstein**was born in Germany on, 1879**March 14th**- Ancient Greek Mathematician, Archimedes, was one of the first scholars to calculate pi
- It took 1,000 years to prove pi irrational.
- The first people to refer to the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle were the Ancient Egyptians.
- “I prefer pi” is a palindrome.
- Albert Einstein was born on Pi Day, 1879.
- 22/7 is sometimes used to estimate pi.
- The first major Pi Day celebration was in 1988
- Pi has been calculated past the two quadrillionth digit.
- P and pi are both the 16th letters in their alphabets.
- You can likely find your phone number in pi.Here’s the site that searches for it: https://angio.net/pi/. I found mine!
- And the one that completely blows my mind: 3.14 backwards is PIE!