Your Favorite Piece of Pi

In honor of the first three digits of the mathematical symbol, March 14 is National Pi Day. Here's how American students feel about Pi and pie.

In recognition of National Pi Day (March 14 or 3/14) Brainly, an online homework community, accordingly surveyed American students about their feelings towards math and, of course, pie.

When asked about their favorite subject in school, 26 percent of students rated Math #1, followed by Science, English and Social Studies or History.

As far as the mathematical formula for Pi, 55 percent felt they could identify the first five digits.

Only 30 percent knew that pi is defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

Students were asked about their favorite pie flavors, with chocolate being the #1 answer, followed in descending order by apple, lemon meringue, blueberry and cherry.

The value of pi was first calculated by Archimedes. National Pi Day also falls on the birthday of Albert Einstein.

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