# Calculating Pi

Calculating Pi with Darts Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw "randomly." We explored different ways to overcome our errors.

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Throw frozen hot dogs and figure out how tossing hot dogs will get you pi. Pretty cool, hands on activity for pi day!

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TEACHER: And that is how you find the MIN/MAX on your calculator. *BOOM* Drop the mic! STUDENT: What do I put in Y1? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ No more of this! Give your students a great reference sheet to put in their notebook and NEVER ask you the keystrokes again!

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How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs: 8 steps (Happy Pi Day!) http://www.wikihow.com/Calculate-Pi-by-Throwing-Frozen-Hot-Dogs#

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How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs (it looks like fun but it would be better if the hot dogs wouldn't be "spoiled")-- via wikiHow.com

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Calculating Pi with Pies. Happy Pi Day. I had two Key Lime mini pies myself in celebration.

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measuring the radius or diameter of cut out circles in either centimeters or inches. Then students needed to calculate the area and circumference of the circle.

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Maybe not for MY classroom (since I'm an English teacher): How to Calculate Pi by Throwing Frozen Hot Dogs

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