# pi podcast project 2012

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### Pi:

Pi More than a dessert

### The history behind Pi:

The history behind Pi On most websites that we looked at said that the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians were one of the first people to record pi. Most of their assumptions of pi were incorrect since they said that the approximate value of pi was three. At that time that was the only digit that they had calculated. Since then it has definitely changed, most recently in august of 2011 A man calculated five trillion digits

### Basic information:

Basic information Pi is an irrational which makes the number of pi have no ending. Pi’s symbol is Pi’s symbol has been used for over 250 years in mathematics The first 144 digits add up to 666 Pi day is celebrated on March 14, which is 3-14 The fraction 22/7 is also used along with 3.14

### Fun facts:

F un facts Pi is the most recognized mathematical constant in the world Computing pi is a stress test for a computer One of the earliest records of pi was written by an Egyptian scribe The symbol pi ( ) has been used in its mathematical sense for the past 250 years Pi is the number of times a circle diameter will fit around its circumference There are no zeros in the first 31 digits of pi

### Math problems including Pi:

M a th problems including Pi There are many math equations and formulas that use pi. Here is one of the formulas that use pi: For a circle of radius, you get the circumference and area with the following formulas c=2𝜋 r

### The numbers of Pi:

The numbers of Pi Like we have already addressed pi is a never ending number because it is irrational Here are a few of the digits of Pi… 3.1415936535897932384 62643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286 208998628034825342117067982148086513282

### Bibliography :

Bibliography http://mathworld.wolfram.com / http:// www.math.com/tables/constants/pi.htm http:// www.joyofpi.com/pifacts.html http:// facts.randomhistory.com/2009/07/03_pi.html