ARTICLE 82714883 Can you solve it? Pi Day puzzles that will leave you pie-eyed english ARTICLE

Two teasers – one gyral and one viral – to usher in the annual celebration of maths

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Hi guzzlers.

Tomorrow is Pi Day – March 14 – the annual excuse for the mathematical community to circulate puns about buns. I mean to honour pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, which to two decimal places is 3.14, hence 3/14, as the Americans write tomorrow’s date.

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Can you solve it? Pi Day puzzles that will leave you pie-eyed


The Guardian
217 d ago

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Two teasers – one gyral and one viral – to usher in the annual celebration of maths

.

Hi guzzlers.

Tomorrow is Pi Day – March 14 – the annual excuse for the mathematical community to circulate puns about buns. I mean to honour pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, which to two decimal places is 3.14, hence 3/14, as the Americans write tomorrow’s date.

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