Pi Day is here and Google’s calculator will test how well you know the mathematical constant

Pi Day is here and Google’s calculator will test how well you know the mathematical constant


It’s Pi Day, the nerdiest of holidays because it’s all about a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (yes, sometimes writing majors do pay attention in geometry class). March 14th has become known as Pi Day because it’s written numerically as 3.14 and pi starts at 3.14 … and goes on indefinitely. Irrational number, indeed.

In case you’ve forgotten the digits of pi, Google is celebrating (marking? observing? idk, choose the term that feels right to you) the day with an Easter egg game hidden in its calculator (also: TIL Google will bring up a calculator if you search for “calculator”).

The pi symbol in the upper left corner of the calculator should have some twinkling stars around…

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