Pie & π on 3/14

Mrs. Chittenden’s geometry classes celebrated International Pi (π) Day March 14th with a special lesson dedicated to pi. How do you properly celebrate Pi Day? By eating pie and discussing pi of course! Students brought in their favorite pies to share while Mrs. Chittenden led them through a history of pi and some related math exercises. In mathematics, pi represents a constant – the ratio of  a circle’s circumference to its diameter – which is equal to approximately 3.14159 (hence March 14, or 3/14). However, as an irrational and transcendental number, pi continues infinitely beyond its decimal point without repetition or pattern, making it an interesting challenge to calculate. It also goes well with cherry filling and a flaky, buttery crust…

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