Pi Day 2022

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!

Monday, March 14, 2022 → Pi Day Pieluck

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Join us for a pie potluck in celebration of Pi Day!

Please bring a pie or chip in for pizza.

TIME: 1:30-2:30pm

LOCATION: D-249 Mathematics building, Marietta campus

Link to pdf flyer

RSVP (required) by 3/10

 

 

Monday, March 14, 2022 → Pi Day Talk

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  • SPEAKER: Dr. Andy Wilson, Kennesaw State University
  • TITLE: "A talk approximately about pi"
  • TIME: 3:00-4:00pm
  • LOCATION: D-250 Mathematics building, Marietta campus and streaming online in Microsoft Teams
  • ABSTRACT: How can we estimate the value of pi? Much effort has been spent on this problem throughout the history of mathematics. I will focus on one particular approximation that can be traced back to Madhava, a 14th century Indian astronomer, and this approximation's surprising connections to combinatorics and chemistry. Very little background will be assumed and I hope to make this talk approachable to anyone who wants to celebrate Pi Day!
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