# Calculating Pi

Here's an entertaining video about calculating Pi with real pies. The three minute and fourteen second video explains Pi and how it can be calculated.

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Archimedes - Archimedes is generally considered to be the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time. He used the method of exhaustion to calculate the area under the arc of a parabola with the summation of an infinite series, and gave a remarkably accurate approximation of pi. From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes

Calculating Pi with Darts Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw "randomly." We explored different ways to overcome our errors.

Throw frozen hot dogs and figure out how tossing hot dogs will get you pi. Pretty cool, hands on activity for pi day!

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Happy Pi Day! Science Friday has a fun discussion of Babylonian and Egyptian scholars originally calculated pi, and a neat way to calculate ...

How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs: 8 steps (Happy Pi Day!) http://www.wikihow.com/Calculate-Pi-by-Throwing-Frozen-Hot-Dogs#

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How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs. Throwing a pie in someone's face is good. Throwing food to discover pi is better. Believe it or not, of all the countless ways to approximate the most prolific irrational number in the...

How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs. Throwing a pie in someone's face is good. Throwing food to discover pi is better. Believe it or not, of all the countless ways to approximate the most prolific irrational number in the...

Happy belated Pi Day from 1 Geek to another ;) How to Calculate Pi [3.14] by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs

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