Leslie Thomas Junior High

Pi Day Challenge

LT's Annual Pi Day Challenge is Back.

Pi day is celebrated on March 14 (3/14) and the exact time for celebration is 1:59 pm so that 3.14159 is used which are the first 5 digits of Pi. Each Grade 7 & 8 math teacher will have students see who knows the most digits of Pi after the decimal on Friday, March 12th. The winner in each class who knows the most digits of Pi will receive two FREE pizza lunches which includes a slice of pizza and a juice box on Thursdays. The person who knows the most digits of Pi for the whole school will receive 4 FREE pizza lunches!

PI Facts

Pi is calculated by dividing the circumference of a circle by its diameter.

The record for reciting the most number of decimal places of Pi was achieved by Shuresh Sharma from India. He was able to recite 70 030 decimal places which took an astonishing 17 hours beating the record held by Raveer Meena of 70 000 digits.

You can download Apps for your mobile device or listen to the Pi Song