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Pi day #210017
03/14/13 12:56 PM
03/14/13 12:56 PM
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Jackie Offline OP
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"The Greek letter pi (π), is the first letter of the word perimetros (Greek for perimeter)."

I never knew that!!

Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie] #210023
03/14/13 02:56 PM
03/14/13 02:56 PM
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When is "Pi Day"? Doesn't it come around once a year?????


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Pi day [Re: LukeJavan8] #210025
03/14/13 06:33 PM
03/14/13 06:33 PM
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3.14

Re: Pi day [Re: olly] #210026
03/14/13 10:09 PM
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After asking here, I went to a shopping mall and there
was no lack of college kids wearing t-shirts with
3:14 on them. Thanks and as for myself: duh!


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie] #210030
03/15/13 01:22 AM
03/15/13 01:22 AM
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Hey, olls, don't you-all put the day first and the month second?

Re: Pi day [Re: Jackie] #210052
03/17/13 07:42 PM
03/17/13 07:42 PM
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olly Offline
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Yes we do. Not many know of Pi day here.
I know it cos I am one of the idiots who every now and then tries to memorise a few more characters, dunno why just dunno.


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