Pi Gas Price Spotted on 20 April 2007

Pi gas price (if truncated to two decimal digits) was spotted at McClintock and Southern in Tempe, Arizona, on 20 April 2007.

The actual gas price was 3.149, but 3.149 truncated to two decimal places (or rounded down to the nearest hundredth) is 3.14.

Pi written to eight decimal digits is 3.14159265.

Exercises
  1. No or Yes: 3.139 is closer to Pi than 3.149.

  2. Pi rounded to the nearest thousandth is __________.

  3. The nine-tenths used in the gas price represents nine-tenths of a ____________, or nine-thousandths of a __________.

GDT::Math::Graph:: Gas Prices 1/22/2007 to 4/19/2007


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 21 April 2007

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