Pi and Pi Day Presentation

Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
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24.33 MB   |   65 pages

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This resource contains an informative 69 slide PowerPoint on ‘pi’ and ‘Pi Day’. Contents include

- The history of pi - Babylon and Egypt - Rhind Papyrus
- Archimedes calculations - Pythagorean Theorem and use of polygons
- Origin of pi symbol – William Jones and Leonhard Euler
- Infinite nature of pi – irrational number - most recent digits - 13.3 trillion digits
- World record holders for memorisation of pi digits
- Piems and mnemonics for remembering pi digits and formulas for circumference and area of circle
- -Pi Day
- Computer generated ‘pi’ inspired art work
- Different ways Pi Day is celebrated
- - How ‘hat size’ is determined by pi
- Reference to Albert Einstein sharing his birthday with Pi Day
- 17 slides of dingbats
- Suggestions and ideas for ‘Pi Day’ activities -pi’ necklace or bracelet, making piems / mnemonics, cutting pi
a practical investigation

The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to

- Display of the first million digits of pi
- Pi rap called ‘Lose Yourself In The Digits’ by Pi Diddy
- Video - Math Antics - Circles, What Is Pi?
- Pi-Search Page - a web site that will search the first 200 million digits of pi in a fraction of a second. It can
find a sequence of numbers and find what position in pi the sequence begins. It will display the sequence
along with surrounding digits.
- Mathematicians Pictures
- Pi Domino Spiral
- Explanation of pi – just 3.14 minutes
Total Pages
65
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Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
Pi and Pi Day Presentation
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