Math Holidays

Math Holiday Image - Picture of symbol pi, nautilus shell, Avogadro's number, e (mathematical constant
A special thanks to Laurel Post, Grainger Engineering Library Graduate Assistant, for creating this Mathematics Library exhibit.


e Day – February 7, 2018

e Facts

Pi (π) Day – March 14, 2018

Pi Definition and Pi Facts

Math 2.0 Day – July 8, 2018

Celebrate the intersection of math and technology.

Palindrome Week – August 10 – August 19, 2018

A Palindrome Day happens when the day’s date can be read the same way backwards and forwards. The dates are similar to word palindromes in that they are symmetrical.

Mole Day – October 23, 2018

Mole Day

Fibonacci Day – November 23, 2018

Fibonacci Day

Books on Display

  1. [Pi] : a biography of the world’s most mysterious number / Alfred S. Posamentier & Ingmar Lehmann ; afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman. (Math 512.73 P84b)
  2. Fabulous Fibonacci numbers / Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann ; afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman. (Math 512.72 P84f)
  3. Finding Fibonacci : the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world / Keith Devlin. (Math 510.92 F44d)
  4. How euler did even more. (Math 510.92 Eu53s)
  5. Joy of [pi] / David Blatner. (Math 516.22 B613j1997)
  6. Mathematics everywhere / Martin Aigner, Ehrhard Behrends, editors ; translated by Philip G. Spain. (Math 510 Al548m)
  7. Number mysteries : a mathematical odyssey through everyday life / Marcus du Sautoy. (Math 510 D94n)
  8. Return to mathematical circles : a fifth collection of mathematical stories and anecdotes / Howard W. Eves ; selected illustrations by Cindy Eves-Thomas. (Math 510 Ev2r)
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