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How to Bake Pi

March 14th is Pi Day! It’s also the birthday of Albert Einstein. In honor of Pi Day, today’s post highlights a pertinent book about mathematics. “It is a truth universally acknowledged that mathematics is difficult,” writes mathematics professor Eugenia Cheng, with as much tongue-in-cheek as Austen’s original statement. In How to Bake Pi, Cheng explains… Continue reading How to Bake Pi

Historical · Math · NovElla · Quotes

Einstein’s Birthday

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein! “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” – Albert Einstein   Not only is it Einstein’s birthday today, it’s Pi Day too! If you’re interested in pi, you can learn more… Continue reading Einstein’s Birthday

Math · NovElla

Happy Pi Day

Are you ready for a mathematical celebration? March 14th is Pi Day! It’s also the birthday of Albert Einstein, born in Ulm, Germany, 1879. Pi is the irrational number π = 3.1415926535… The first three digits of pi coincide nicely with the U.S. mm-dd-yy date format of 3/14 for Pi Day. Everyone everywhere can join… Continue reading Happy Pi Day