One million digits of pi

While the world celebrated pi day over the weekend, you may have felt that your memorization skills could use some sharpening. Or maybe you just plan to outshine the competition in next March's pi recitation contests. Either way, take a look here to start practicing your digits, so you're not left embarrassed when someone asks you the question and you can only remember the first two places--anyone can do that.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$126,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
$153,120/yr
$117,210/yr
Animator
$99,830/yr
$128,330/yr
$102,280/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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