Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School

Pi Day

Our Maths Department would like to invite students to help celebrate Pi Day at school on Friday 13th March.

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Our Maths Department will be celebrating Pi Day at school on Friday 13th March. Pi day is traditionally celebrated on March 14 each year as Pi is approximately equal to 3.14, however with March 14th being a Saturday this year we will celebrate it a day early. This year is a very special Pi Day because on 3/14/15 at 9:26:53am the time is actually the first 10 digits of Pi in perfect order!

We will be marking this special occasion with a variety of activities:

Pi reciting competition: this will be held at lunchtime outside the Maths room. A prize will be awarded to the student who can the recite the most digits of Pi in order

Number competition: some teachers will be wearing number badges throughout the day. Your Maths teacher will give you a quiz sheet, which you will be able to answer using the numbers that your teachers are wearing. Prizes are up for grabs!S

Students will also be able to purchase a "pi" to eat outside the Maths room at recess

Some Fun Facts about Pi:

  • Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
  • Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point
  • Pi is an irrational number that continues infinitely without repetition or pattern

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