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Better. I have a musical interpretation of it: What pi sounds like

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Kaarin _

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Better. I have a musical interpretation of it: What pi sounds like

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This is priceless. Tattoo it on my arm.

bah. if you get it and you don't have many friends, move to Portland. there are LOTS of us here.. :)

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my mom only uses my full name when I'm in big trouble! hah! love it!

+Kaarin Spier , I've heard *many* musical interpretations but the one you linked to is the most melodious, thank you! Definitely worth a listen, all!

"Don't talk to that guy, he goes on forever." Classic!

Re: the sound of pi, they need a warm-up band! The Golden Mean perhaps?

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Not a joke, but one of my favorite Calvin & Hobbes cartoons re: imaginary numbers: http://www.mercurynie.com.au/mathguys/articles/1998/980311g1.jpg

+Dano DeBroux , love Calvin & Hobbes, thanks! :)

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The pi song (Kate Bush)

Kate Bush - Pi

Kate Bush - Pi

+Joan Hogol , wow, she sounds amazing! Way to make numbers sexy :)

Fabulous!:)))))

lol

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Dano DeBroux

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This may be a stretch, but my toddler LOVES this song about numbers: Barenaked Ladies, "7 8 9" -- Barenaked Ladies - 7 8 9 [Official Music Video]

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made my morning!

+Dano DeBroux that is one of my favorite jokes for kids

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LOL, +Pamela Johnson ! Hope you got the numbers right? The Plussers on my page are known to post corrections.

Lol haha

OMG, +Joan Hogol , Pi rates? :D As for that Sudoku, there goes my productivity for the day....

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+Rajini Rao oh! I'm sorry I didn't want to hurt your productivity :)

Nice!

mmm pie!

Was it a better day in 1592? (probably not... the Pi wasn't tastier at least)

Things to do on Pi day, via +David Crowley : http://www.wikihow.com/Celebrate-Pi-Day

My favorite: convert things into pi to utterly confuse people who have no idea what you are talking about.

My favorite: convert things into pi to utterly confuse people who have no idea what you are talking about.

Really, +Dimitra Chrysouli ? Is it pronounced pee instead of pie? :)

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OMG, let the pee jokes begin ;)

+Dimitra Chrysouli , we use practically every Greek letter in science. For example, ρ with superscript 0 refers to mitochondria that have lost virtually all their DNA and cannot respire.

"What is Pi?"

A mathematician: "Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter."

A computer programmer: "Pi is 3.141592653589 in double precision."

A physicist: "Pi is 3.14159 plus or minus 0.000005."

An engineer: "Pi is about 22/7."

A nutritionist: "Pie is a healthy and delicious dessert!"

A mathematician: "Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter."

A computer programmer: "Pi is 3.141592653589 in double precision."

A physicist: "Pi is 3.14159 plus or minus 0.000005."

An engineer: "Pi is about 22/7."

A nutritionist: "Pie is a healthy and delicious dessert!"

+Alexander Ortenburger , Pi in biology is the symbol for inorganic (i) phosphate (P).

Oh no, not at all +Dimitra Chrysouli ! The names we give to subunits of any protein are named after the Greek alphabet..not just alpha, beta and gamma, these go all the way to zeta and theta :)

Kaarin _

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Welcome! :)

I like pie . . . put I don't care for pee. LOL!

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lol easy as pie :)

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5 out of 4 people don't understand fractions.

+Feisal Kamil , Magnum Pi is quite a dashing symbol isn't it? We girls had a crush on Tom Selleck back in the day :) Where is the rhyme from? Oh, and drat I forgot, Happy Birthday Mr. Einstein!

whats there special abt pi today???

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Pie R round! Cornbread R square!

+Jim Knyght , 2π R better than 1! :D

These are great. Happy pi day!

should't 22nd july also be known as pi day as pi is also known as 22/7 which seems far more accurate than 3.14xxx???

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lol, it's so true. No one I work with got this joke:

Schrodinger's cat walks into a bar, and doesn't!

Schrodinger's cat walks into a bar, and doesn't!

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+Sudhanshu Pathania People do celebrate on that day, but we call it "Pi Approximation Day". 22/7 is a popular approximation, but only to 3 significant figures. 22/7 = 3.14285.... pi = 3.14159... So celebrating "Pi Moment" at 1:59AM on 3/14 is the way the serious geeks do it.

Also, to address the subtext in the original joke - if your friends don't get it, get better friends!

Also, to address the subtext in the original joke - if your friends don't get it, get better friends!

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Not a pi joke but an iJoke, a poor joke:

A poor joke or PJ is a complex number that can be expressed as P+iJ, i.e. the poor part is real and the joke part is imaginary....

just re-telling.

A poor joke or PJ is a complex number that can be expressed as P+iJ, i.e. the poor part is real and the joke part is imaginary....

just re-telling.

^ Vi on Pi, Tau takes a Bow :)

very good

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