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Release Date Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SD Mines Celebrates Math with Pi Day Events March 14

The pie eating contest is a fun part of the annual celebration of "Pi Day" on the SD Mines Campus.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 13, 2018) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Society of Physics Students will host a Pi Day fundraiser at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Electrical Engineering and Physics Building room 252 (campus map). Student events include, “Pie the Professor” and a “Pie Eating Contest.” 

The event is free and open to the public.  

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (3/14) around the world as Pi, the symbol used in math to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, approximately 3.14.


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Contact: Charles Michael Ray, 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu

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