If you truncate the actual number pi, you wind up with 3.14. It makes sense then, that today is Pi Day. NPR celebrates the “Pies of March” with this story.

Kitchen Window: Celebrating the Pies of March

March 8, 2011 | NPR · When you think of food-focused holidays in March, St. Patrick’s Day may leap to mind. But before you start counting clover leaves, there’s some other math to do. Pi Day, celebrated on March 14, pays homage to the mathematics of a circle with, of course, pie.

 

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