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# A peak of pi

By Murray Bourne, 22 Mar 2007

Last week was "Pi Day".

Google trends shows there is a periodic peak in search trends for pi on that day each year.

My post on pi was one of them.

There was a surge in 2013, after the movie "Life of Pi" was released.

See the 1 Comment below.

### One Comment on “A peak of pi”

1. MathNerd says:

Yeh - quite an explosion of interest.

But it seems that people are not interested in math on weekends...

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