Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Fact of the Day: Slice of Pi

In 1897, a physician tried to convince the Indiana Legislature to change the value of Pi because he thought he discovered a way to "square a circle". The House of Representatives passed the bill, but the Senate rejected it. 

18 comments:

  1. Cool picture you found to go with it!

    Have the best week ever,
    -Kati

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  2. I would love to have 3.14 slices of pie...

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  3. ajjajaaj!! this is very funny today. In Spanish we have a expression like that you mentioned " square a circle"Kisses:)

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  4. Oh, interesting... If that's a cheesecake, I'll have a slice.

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  5. An interesting concept but I'm glad the legislature didn't comply with this fellows wish.

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  6. I know it isn't the point of the post, but just wanted to say that I find that the perfect birthday pie for a geek!

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  7. hahhaa...I love that photo.

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