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Happy Pi Day!
March 14, 2011
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You remember Pi, don't you? The ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle?

Well, whether you're a math geek or not, Pi is the most-loved mathematical constant! In honour of the ole' 3.14, the United States has designated an entire day just to celebrate it!

And, if you want to celebrate the day in its truest form, you can celebrate at 26 and a half seconds after 1:59 p.m. (3.14159265 is pi truncated to 8 decimal places).

Michael John Blake decided to celebrate with this little ditty that turns Pi into a potentially endless tiny orchestra...


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