Informational (nonfiction), 911 words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile 890L
Almost everyone loves pie, but did you know a lot of people love pi? Pi is a special number in mathematics, used particularly when measuring circles. Farmers, pilots, scientists, and computer game designers are some of the people who find pi very useful, and people around the world now celebrate pi on March 14 every year. Read on to find out more about pi and how you can celebrate it, too!
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