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Happy Pi day
Posted by Steve Emberson on March 14, 2017 at 5:45 pmToday is the mathematicians day!
holycow replied 7 years, 5 months ago 18 Members · 23 Replies 
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Not enough significant digits.
Definitely Pi day, but only on a slide rule.

Larry Scott, post: 418517, member: 8766 wrote: Not enough significant digits.
Definitely Pi day, but only on a slide rule.
March 14 1592 must have been been quite the party day.

Pi Day in 2015 was somewhat special. I was judging a student math contest that morning with several other surveyors and we all stopped to count down to the second that represented Pi to 10 digits. This extracted from an article I found.
Pi Day is a holiday for math (and pie) enthusiasts to celebrate their love of numbers. And this year marks a onceinacentury occurrence. At 9:26:53 a.m. the date and time will read 3.14.15 9:26:53. ThatÂ‰Ã›Âªs 10 digits of pi.

I believe it would have been closer to March 14, 1593, due to rounding.
Or it could have been one long party.
Again, rounding would mean 3.14.15 9:26:54
Paul in PA

Larry Scott, post: 418517, member: 8766 wrote: Not enough significant digits.
Definitely Pi day, but only on a slide rule.
Well, if you want more sig figs, here are the first 100,000.
http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~huberty/math5337/groupe/digits.html
This page loads slow, but eventually lists the first 1,000,000 digits of pi.

Paul in PA, post: 418523, member: 236 wrote: I believe it would have been closer to March 14, 1593, due to rounding.
Or it could have been one long party.
Again, rounding would mean 3.14.15 9:26:54
Paul in PA
Party rule #1, dont put off a good math party for a year, due to a mathematical rule.
or 6:54 O’clock could have been the big moment in 1592 
Steve Emberson, post: 418512, member: 181 wrote: Today is the mathematicians day!
If only there were 72 (rounded) days in February ðŸ™‚

The 17th most common 10digit password is 3141592654

SPMPLS, post: 418522, member: 11785 wrote: Pi Day in 2015 was somewhat special. I was judging a student math contest that morning with several other surveyors and we all stopped to count down to the second that represented:gammon: Pi to 10 digits.

Peter Ehlert, post: 418539, member: 60 wrote: The 17th most common 10digit password is 3141592654
My password is the last eight digits of pi.

Dave Lindell, post: 418557, member: 55 wrote: My password is the last eight digits of pi.
42?


I worked with a guy that had to have cig break everyday right before a quarter after three.
Hmmm. Now I know.

Dave Lindell, post: 418557, member: 55 wrote: My password is the last eight digits of pi.
From memory 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128481117450284102701938521105559644622948954930381964428810975665933446128475648233786783165271201909145648566923460348610454326648213393607260249141273724587006606315588174881520920962829254091715364367892590360011330530548820466521384146951941511609433057270365759591953092186117381932611793105118548074462379962749567351885752724891227938183011949129833673362440656643086021394946395224737190702179860943702770539217176293176752384674818467669405132000568127145263560827785771342757789609173637178721468440901224953430146549585371050792279689258923542019956112129021960864034418159813629774771309960518707211349999998372978049951059731732816096318595024459455346908302642522308253344685035261931188171010003137838752886587533208381420617177669147303598253490428755468731159562863882353787593751957781857780532171226806613001927876611195909216420198938095257201065485863278865936153381827968230301952035301852968995773622599413891249721775283479131515574857242454150695950829533116861727855889075098381754637464939319255060400927701671139009848824012858361603563707660104710181942955596198946767837449448255379774726847104047534646208046684259069491293313677028989152104752162056966024058038150193511253382430035587640247496473263914199272604269922796782354781636009341721641219924586315030286182974555706749838505494588586926995690927210309960518707211349999998372978049951059731732816096318595024459455346908302642522308253344685035261931188171010003137838752886587533208381420617177669147303598253490428755468731159562863882353787593751957781857780532171226806613001927876611195909216420198938095257201065485863278865936153381827968230301952035301852968995773622599413891249721775283479131515574857242454150695950829533116861727855889075098381754637464939319255060400927701671139009848824012858361603563707660104710181942955596198946767837449448255379774726847104047534646208046684259069491293313677028989152104752162056966024058038150193511253382430035587640247496473263914199272604269922796782354781636009341721641219924586315030286182974555706749838505494588586926995690927210…


I always use pi day as a reminder that 4/20 is high day. :p
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