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  • 1. With your host, Mrs. Burke
  • 2. 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Pi Meanings Pi Day Pi Formulas Pi Humor Pi Trivia
  • 3. The definition of pi
  • 4. What is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter?
  • 5. An approximate value of pi, correct to two decimal places
  • 6. What is 3.14?
  • 7. An approximate value of pi, in fractional form
  • 8. What is 22/7?
  • 9.  is a letter from the alphabet of this language.
  • 10. What is Greek?
  • 11.  is the ____ letter of the alphabet. (1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd , etc.)
  • 12. What is 16 th ?
  • 13. Pi Day is celebrated on this date.
  • 14. What is March 14? (3.14)
  • 15. This famous mathematician’s birthday is on the same date as Pi Day.
  • 16. Who is Albert Einstein?
  • 17. The best time of day to celebrate Pi Day, according to the third, fourth, and fifth digits following the decimal
  • 18. What is 1:59?
  • 19. A date during the summer which could be another good time for Pi Day
  • 20. What is the 22 nd of July? (22/7)
  • 21. Another date to celebrate Pi Day—the 314 th day of the year
  • 22. What is November 10 (or November 9 in leap years)?
  • 23. The formula for area of a circle
  • 24. What is A=  r 2 ?
  • 25. The formula for circumference of a circle
  • 26. What is C = 2  r or C =  d?
  • 27. The formula for volume of a cylinder
  • 28. What is V =  r 2 h?
  • 29. The formula for surface area of a cylinder
  • 30. What is S = 2rh + 2r 2 h?
  • 31. The formula for volume of a cone
  • 32. What is V = 1/3  r 2 h?
  • 33. This is what you get when you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter.
  • 34. What is pumpkin pi?
  • 35. This is what you get when you divide the circumference of a native Alaskan by its diameter.
  • 36. What is Eskimo pi?
  • 37. This is what you get when you divide the circumference of the sun by its diameter.
  • 38. What is pi in the sky?
  • 39. This is what you get when you divide the circumference of a bovine by its diameter.
  • 40. What is cow pi?
  • 41. This is what you get when you divide the circumference of a bowl of ice cream by its diameter.
  • 42. What is pi a’ la mode?
  • 43. The value of pi fits into this classification of numbers.
  • 44. What is irrational?
  • 45. One of the two books in the Bible that gives a reference to the value of pi
  • 46. What is 1 Kings or 2 Chronicles? I Kings 7:23, II Chronicles 4:2 -- in describing the furnishings of Solomon’s Temple – “. . . made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim . . . a line of thirty cubits to measure around it . . .”
  • 47. The U.S. state in which a bill was introduced to legislate the value of pi
  • 48. What is Indiana? (bill introduced, but failed to pass, in 1897)
  • 49. The number of centuries for which the letter pi has been used to represent this special mathematical ratio
  • 50. What is 3? (This use of the letter pi first showed up in mathematical writings in about 1706.)
  • 51. One of two ancient countries in which a value for pi was probably first used to calculate the area of a circle
  • 52. What is Babylon or Egypt? (probably as early as 2000 or 3000 BC)
  • 53. FINAL JEOPARDY ZIP Codes
  • 54. This southern U. S. city has a pi-related ZIP code of 31415.
  • 55. What is Savannah, Georgia?