Significance of March 14 , 2015

National Pi Day March 14th this year is significant for the following reason.

3/14/15; 9:26:53  the first ten digits of Pi in perfect order.

I just read about this once in a century happening. Then to know the association of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the Indian mathematician to this magical number is amazing.

“Ramanujan’s work came to public attention around 1985, when William Gosper made use of it in calculating 17 million decimals of pi.” – From PiDayInternational.

For the more mathematically inclined the formula is here.

Will read the biography of Ramanujan – “The Man who knew infinity” and post a review here.


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