American Pi

by gradycarter

My dad sent me this little blurb in an email today and I thought it was worth sharing. Enjoy nerds!


Yesterday afternoon, per the Census Bureau, the U.S. population reached a milestone that is very meaningful to mathematicians: 314,159,265 residents, or pi (3.14159265) times 100 million. Pi is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. “This is a once in many generations event…so go out and celebrate this American pi,” said Census Bureau Chief Demographer Howard Hogan.