Author: David Morrison

Columbia College hosting Pi Day festivities

The mathematical constant pi (or π) is a number that reflects the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. No matter how big or small a circle is, if it is perfectly geometrical, its circumference (the distance around the exterior) will be approximately 3.14 times its diameter (the distance across the middle). That 3.14 figure is rounded to the nearest hundredth. Actually, pi’s decimal places go on infinitely. So mathematicians celebrate this all-important number each year on March 14, or 3-14. And they celebrate pi with…what else? Pie! Columbia College is no different. The Ether L. Bruce Math...

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