Oh, I forgot. You hate math. If you're still reading, don't close out! I'm making it my job to help you cross over to the nerd side and join in the celebration. It'll be fun. |

**π**.

Stop your whining. This isn't going to hurt.

**THE #1 REASON TO CELEBRATE PI DAY**

This year's

**Pi Day**is extra special. It's not just any old Pi Day. It's . . . . .

**Ultimate Pi Day!**

**Pi Day**because the digits we use to represent

March 14 (3/14) correspond with the first three digits of

**π**(3.14).

__10 digits__of

**π**:

3.141592653 or 3/14/15, 9:26:53 a.m. and p.m.

This only happens once a century!

Each party guest finds a place at the table by locating a place card printed with a number sequence that represents his or her birthdate. Inside the folded place card, guests will find information concerning their number sequences within pi's never-ending decimal. Visit The Pi-Search Page to find the frequency and location of your particular number sequence. |
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With all those digits going on forever and ever, it's no wonder mathematicians sought a way to tidy things up a bit. About 300 years ago, the Math World settled on the use of the Greek letter π to represent this infinitely long number. Which brings us to the third reason you will want to celebrate Pi Day. |

#4 REASON TO CELEBRATE PI DAY |
Pi is a transcendental number. Wow. It's transcendental. How awesome is that! "But what does that mean?" you ask. Who cares? Just the sound of the word "transcendental" is enough to establish the importance of π.
In fact, pi is so important that the House of Representativesdesignated March 14 as National Pi Day in 2009. Pi Day even has its own official website: piday.org. |

Placemats are 18-inch square napkins. Each napkin placemat is a different color. |

= 1 birthday party guest . and . b = 1 party favor, pthen 4b + 4p = good timesI chose the frisbee as a party favor because it was shaped like a circle. However, Lee M-S left a comment on this post, pointing out that the inventor of the frisbee based the toy on baking pans from a certain Connecticut bakery. The name of the bakery? The Frisbie Pie Co. The History Channel's , as well as a "This Day in History" post for Jan. 23New York Times article entitled , appears to support the comment. Thank you, Lee.
"How the Frisbee Got Its Name" |
An SOS pad was used to remove the logos from the tops of the frisbees. Pi symbols, cut from black Contact paper, replace the original designs. |

Placemats: napkins made with fabric from Jo-Ann's Fabrics

Black dinner plates: no markings, Yard Sale

Flatware: inherited, no information

Frisbees: Big Lots

Black Contact paper: Amazon.com

Canning jar mugs: Goodman's

Napkins: fabric from Spoonflower.com, Pieces of Pi, Black

Hats and noise makers: Party City

Straws: Amazon.com

Beads: Mardi Gras 2013

This post is partying with Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters, Jenny Matlock's Alphabet Thursday, and Between Naps on the Porch.