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### Special Sub-Topic: The Number Pi

 Pi is a(n):

irrational number. An irrational number is a number that goes on forever with no pattern.

 Pi is the ratio of a circle's:
circumference to diameter. When you try to divide a circle's circumference by its diameter, you should find pi.

 On what day is Pi Day celebrated?
March 14th. March 14th is Pi Day, and if you noticed, in the U.S., the date of Pi Day would be written 3-14, with 3.14 being pi's approximate value.

 Pi= 3.1415_26535...what digit belongs in the blank?
9 & nine. 3.14159265358979323846...

 Pi is a letter from which language?
Greek. Pi is a Greek letter along with others like alpha, beta, and omega.

 In the first 100,000 digits of pi, which number occurs most frequently?
1. The number one occurs 10,137 times in pi's first 100,000 digits.

 Now, in pi's first 100,000 digits, which number occurs least frequently?
9. This occurs 9,902 times in pi, very close to the second least number in frequency, 2, which occurs 9,908 times.

 On February 18, 1995, pi was memorized and recited to how many digits?
42,195. This record was achieved by Hiroyuki Goto of Tokyo, Japan.

 The Egyptians were the first to find a value for pi.
f. The Babylonians were the first.

 The book "The Joy of Pi" was written by who?
David Blatner. This book is about everything about pi, including its history and the first one million digits. Thanks for taking my quiz!

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