n. A haiku on the theme of the mathematical constant pi.
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Students will spend the morning in 35-minute sessions that include math competitions, integrated math and art workshops featuring origami, pi-ku writing, and a pi(e) eating contest.
—Kari Tutwiler, “Pi and pie to fuel math competition at WSU Tri-Cities,” Washington State University News Center, March 11, 2013
Festivities will include pie eating/pi solving contest, pie for sale at the Pie Café, Piku (think Haiku with a twist).
—“Third Annual Jersey City Pi-e Day March 9th,” Jersey Bites, March 09, 2013
2006 (earliest)
Fifth-graders in Tiffany Ebright and Stefanie Cook's classes at Fulton Avenue School #8 in Oceanside celebrated Pi Day in honor of Albert Einstein's birthday. Pi is the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of a circle. The children wrote a pi-ku, designed pi posters and competed in a pie-eating contest.
—Mary Ellen Pereira, “Jericho's team bowls them over,” Newsday, April 09, 2006
Why, look, it's yet another term posted in honor of Pi Day, which is March 14. In case you've forgotten, March 14 can be written as 3/14, and the decimal expansion of pi begins with 3.14, ergo pi lovers celebrate their favorite transcendental number every March 14.
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