A Day to Eat Pie and Celebrate Math

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A Day to Eat Pie and Celebrate Math

Jackson Taylor, Contributor

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      On March 14, the 30th annual Pi Day will commence. Pi Day is celebrated every year on March 14. This is due to the fact that March 14 can also be written as 3/14 which is the first three digits of pi. Pi Day was first celebrated in San Francisco on March 14, 1988 by Physicist Larry Shaw. On Pi Day, many also celebrate the birthday of Albert Einstein, a world famous theoretical physicist.

       There are many ways to celebrate Pi Day every year. Many celebrate Pi Day by eating pie or other foods such as pizza or pineapple which begin with pi. Others celebrate Pi Day with pie eating contests, pi recital contests, or pie baking contests. Overall, Pi Day is a way to celebrate your inner mathematician.

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