## What is Pi Day celebrated on March 14?

March 14 marks Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical sign pi. Founded in 1988 by physicist Larry Shaw, March 14 was selected because the numerical date (3.14) represents the first three digits of pi, and it also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday.

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**Why do we eat pie on Pi Day?**

In 2009, congress marked March 14th as a holiday to encourage the math and science education. As a way to encourage math and science education many teachers began the tradition of using a PIE to explain Pi to their students. A math education idea at its finest!

**Is Pi Day always March 14?**

March 14 is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant. Every March 14, mathematicians, scientists and math lovers around the world celebrate Pi Day, a commemoration of the mathematical sign pi.

### Who is celebrating National Pie Day?

Sponsored by the American Pie Council (yes, that’s a real thing!), National Pie Day lets us enjoy one of our favorite desserts guilt-free. After all, we’re celebrating a national holiday!…National Pie Day Around the World.

Country | Japan |
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Holiday | Ichigo |

Occasion | Strawberries and food puns are celebrated. |

Date | January 5 |

**What is the answer to pie?**

approximately 3.14

In decimal form, the value of pi is approximately 3.14. But pi is an irrational number, meaning that its decimal form neither ends (like 1/4 = 0.25) nor becomes repetitive (like 1/6 = 0.166666…). (To only 18 decimal places, pi is 3.141592653589793238.)

**What do you eat on National Pi Day?**

To honor his genius and ingenuity—no calculators or computers then! —celebrate Pi Day with traditional Greek foods like gyros, (pita sandwiches), dolma (stuffed grape leaves), moussaka (an eggplant casserole), or souvlaki (meat skewers).

## Where did National Pie Day originate?

National Pie Day is a celebration of pies that occurs annually in the United States on January 23. It started in the mid-1970s by Boulder, Colorado nuclear engineer, brewer and teacher Charlie Papazian after he declared his own birthday, January 23, to be National Pie Day.

**Is pizza cheaper on Pi Day?**

The deal: Buy a large or x-large pizza at menu price to get a medium one-topping pizza for $3.14. Order online or through the app and use the code “PIDAY2022.” The deal: When you dine in, you can get a mini one-topping pizza for $3.14.

**Where can you get free pie on National Pie Day?**

Baker’s Square Restaurant & Pies: On the Wednesday before or after Pie Day, you can get a free slice of pie with any entrée or beverage purchase.