The Mathematical Volume of a Pizza is Pizza

Daven Hiskey 8
pizza2Today I found out that the mathematical volume of a pizza is pizza.  How does that work you say?  Well if z = radius of the pizza and a = the height then Π * radius2 * height = Pi * z * z * a = Pizza.

On a different note, three statisticians go out hunting together. After a while, they spot a solitary rabbit. The first statistician takes aim and overshoots; the second aims and undershoots; the third shouts out “We got him!”

And now something to tickle your punny bone:

  • Q: What do you get when you take the circumference of your jack-o-lantern and divide it by its diameter?
    A: Pumpkin Π
  • Q: What is the first derivative of a cow?
    A: Prime Rib!

Quotables:

  • It was recently mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered is four times bigger than the previous largest prime… ;-)
  • “I’ve heard that the government wants to put a tax on the mathematically ignorant. Funny, I thought that’s what the lottery was!” – Gallagher
  • “A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn’t there.”– Charles Darwin

Bonus Math Facts:

  • In a group of 23 people, there is about a 50% chance that 2 of the 23 will have the same birthday.
  • Everything you can do with a ruler and a compass you can do with the compass alone.
  • The equals sign (“=”) was in 1557 invented by Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing “is equal to” in his equations. He chose the two lines because “no two things can be more equal”.

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8 Comments »

  1. andy September 22, 2010 at 9:32 am - Reply

    With classical variables this should spell “pirra”. So, congratulations, by choosing an arbitrary symbol for the radius you were able to spell a word. You might as well say that the volume of a pizza is COCK if O = 3.14etc, C = the radius of a circle, and K = area.

  2. emerald000 September 2, 2011 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    Just try making a straight line with only a compass.

  3. davide October 18, 2012 at 8:29 am - Reply

    what’s that thing in the picture???
    a pizza??!!!!
    do you know what a pizza is??? no, you don’t!

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