Education · Math · NovElla

Happy Pi Day

March 14th is the birthday of Albert Einstein, born in Ulm, Germany, 1879. It is also Pi Day! Pi is calculated as the circumference of a circle, divided by its diameter – which is always the same, irrational number! The first three digits of pi coincide with the U.S. mm-dd-yy date format of 3/14, giving… Continue reading Happy Pi Day

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Fibonacci Day 2020

Happy Fibonacci Day! In the Fibonacci Sequence, each number in the sequence is the sum of the two preceding numbers. The Fibonacci Sequence: The 11/23 date format of today’s date, November 23rd, matches with the beginning of the Fibonacci sequence. Do you like numbers as much as I do? Donald in Mathmagic Land is a… Continue reading Fibonacci Day 2020

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Tau Day 2020

Happy Tau Day!! It’s time for another math holiday! June 28th is Tau Day. That’s because the number tau begins with 6.28, just like the date 6/28. Tau is an irrational number, meaning the decimal places continue forever! Here are the first several: Notice anything interesting about the number? This number is twice pi! Apparently,… Continue reading Tau Day 2020

Education · Math · NovElla

Pi Day 2020

  March 14th is Pi Day! Today is also the birthday of Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Pi is the irrational number π = 3.1415926535… The first three digits of pi coincide with the U.S. mm-dd-yy date format of 3/14 for Pi Day. Pi is calculated as the circumference of a circle, divided by its diameter.  … Continue reading Pi Day 2020

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Palindrome Day 2020

Happy Palindrome Day! A palindrome is any number, phrase, word, etc. that has the same sequence going forward as it does in reverse. Today, 02/02/2020 is the only Palindrome Day all century that works whether you’re using the Month/Day/Year (MM/DD/YYYY) format or the Day/Month/Year (DD/MM/YYYY) format. You can even put the year first if that’s… Continue reading Palindrome Day 2020