Pi Day 2020

Pi Day events in the Department of Mathematics at Kennesaw State University (KSU). The number Pi (π) is a mathematical constant and is always celebrated on March 14th. Happy Pi Day!

Special Announcement

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Pi Day talk scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020 has been canceled. We are also postponing the Calculus Bee scheduled for Thursday, March 19. We hope to reschedule the Calculus Bee, but a new date has not yet been established.

Monday, March 16, 2020 → Pi Day Talk

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  • Dr. Lyle Smith, Bryan college
  • TITLE: An Exercise in Circular Reasoning
  • TIME: 3:30-4:30pm, snacks beforehand
  • LOCATION: Design Building I2, Auditorium 112 (Marietta campus)
  • ABSTRACT: This presentation is a fun survey of the sightings and usage of π. We will look at the historical development and some of the myriad applications where π can be found. We'll enjoy a few of the many popular cultural references and conclude with an examination of some of the ways π can be calculated.

 

Thu, March 19, 2020 → Calculus Bee

  • The KSU chapter of the Mathematical Association of America will be hosting a Calculus Bee. We will have snacks and prizes for the winners. We are planning two games: one with Calc I questions (i.e. differentiation problems), the other with Calc II questions (i.e. integration problems).
  • TIME/LOCATION: 2:00-4:00pm, rooms D-116 and D-117 (Marietta campus)

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