# Pi approximation day

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## Main Question or Discussion Point

It's a happy day Today is pi approximation day.

The date, written in day/month format, is 22/7.

I doubt the celebration will be quite as extravagant as the pi day of 1592 - March 14, 1592 at 6:53:58 (3/14/1592 6:53:58) touched off one the great celebrations in man's history. I think everyone drank so much that they even forgot they had celebrated in the first place.

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russ_watters
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Gee, I thought this thread would be one where everyone posts the next digit. For example....

3.....

russ_watters
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russ_watters said:
Gee, I thought this thread would be one where everyone posts the next digit. For example....

3.....
3.1.............

russ_watters
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russ_watters said:
3.1.............
3.14.............

FredGarvin
russ_watters said:
3.14.............
3.141........

I better participate while the answer is still in the OP.

3.1415....

russ_watters
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Joel said:
3.1415....
3.14159... [hehe - I'm evil ]

brewnog
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3.141592...

Russ, what HAVE you done?!

3.1415926...

brewnog said:
3.141592...

Russ, what HAVE you done?!

3.1415926...

Ivan Seeking
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c/d :tongue:

jma2001
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How about when it was 1:23:45 on 6-7-89? Yes, that actually made the newspaper in my town, and IIRC, it might even have been on the television newscasts that evening.

... only then it didn't seem so special the following year when it was 12:34:56 on 7-8-90.

Joel said:
3.1415926...
3.14159265...

Adding fuel to the fire . I can't possibly live with myself if I didn't post here :tongue2:.

3.141592653...

3.1415926535...

Math Is Hard
Staff Emeritus
Gold Member
must.. resist...

Resistance is futile.

$\pi$

Yeah! I finished it.

Should I make Pie tonight in honor of Pi?

Math Is Hard
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Gold Member
no, you should make approximate pie

and behold: it looks like a pie, smells like a pie, tastes like a pie but is...

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inha said:
and behold: it looks like a pie, smells like a pie, tastes like a pie but is...
8.54 (rounded, of course)

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i think i win

wow I'm gonna need a bigger pie pan

brewnog