# Pi Current Affairs, GK & News

# Pi Day

3/14 or March 14th, 2020 marks the Pi Day. However, the COVID-19 pandemic situation has limited celebrations across the world. Pi Pi (22/7 or 3.14) is an important mathematical constant used in a wide range of calculations. It is given as the ratio of the circumference of any circle to its diameter. It is also ..

**Topics:** Circle • Mathematics • Pi • Tau

# Israel scientist develops a concept named Ramanujan Machine

The scientists from Technion — Israel Institute of Technology (IIT) have developed a concept & have named Ramanujan Machine, after the Indian mathematician. It is not really a machine but an algorithm that automatically generates conjectures for fundamental constants. The Conjectures are mathematical statements which are proposed as true statements. In other words, they are ..

**Topics:** Fellows of the Royal Society • Fields of mathematics • HR • Mathematical analysis • Mathematics • Number theorists • Pi • Ramanujan • Srinivasa Ramanujan

# 2018 National Mathematics Day (NMD)

The National Mathematics Day (NMD) is celebrated every year in India on December 22 to commemorate the birth anniversary of great mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. The day also recognizes his contribution to the world of mathematics, which includes mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. The NMD was declared by the then Prime ..

**Topics:** Fields of mathematics • Indian mathematics • Mathematicians • Mathematics • National Mathematics Day • National Mathematics Year • Number theorists • Pi • Ramanujan • Science and technology in India • Srinivasa Ramanujan • The Man Who Knew Infinity

# The 2018 Pi Day is observed on 14 March

The Pi Day is observed every year on March 14 (3/14) across the world. It is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant ? (pi). Pi represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. It’s an important part of the foundation of mathematics, most importantly geometry, where pi is key to equations calculating ..

**Topics:** Area • Area of a circle • Circles • Circumference • Euler's identity • Fields of mathematics • Mathematical analysis • Mathematical constant • Mathematics • Pi • Pi Day • Sine