# Friday math movie - Pi Day

By Murray Bourne, 14 Mar 2008

To celebrate Pi Day, this week we have some clips from the 1998 movie "*Pi*".

Pi Day is on March 14th, since the date (3/14) is reminiscent of the first 3 digits of the number pi. Here's pi to 15 decimal places:

3.141 592 653 589 793...

On with the movie.

## Pi (Math is Everywhere)

Numerology is important in most religions. In this clip, we see how numbers are used through Jewish scripture:

## Pi Mathematics

I like the stark black-and-white nature of this brooding music clip:

See the 6 Comments below.

15 Mar 2008 at 7:07 am [Comment permalink]

[...] at SquareCircleZ, has TWO posts relevant to Pi Day, one with some clips from the 1998 movie, Pi, and some Math tips in today’s IntMath [...]

21 Mar 2008 at 12:21 pm [Comment permalink]

Thanks for the enlightening review of

Pi, Vlorbik. You made an good point about the relative costs of movie making.There is something insane about making mega-blockbusters that cost mega-bucks, especially when we have mega real problems that could be easily solved with those mega-bucks...

9 Apr 2008 at 10:00 pm [Comment permalink]

the videos are no longer available, please post alternatives?

10 Apr 2008 at 12:07 am [Comment permalink]

Hello Sindhu

I just tried all 3 movies on this page just now and they are all working fine for me.

Anyone else having trouble?

And Sindhu, thanks for the mention of squareCircleZ on your "blag"!

[Actually, you

canrecite lots of digits of pi, if you really want to ^_^ ]14 Apr 2008 at 9:17 pm [Comment permalink]

omg there is vulgarities in there.... this is supposed to be an educational website im only 12 i was not supposed to hear that

15 Apr 2008 at 10:15 pm [Comment permalink]

Oops - sorry about that, deathendz. I should have a warning about it...