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!

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
  • 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, room TBA

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