Quiz: Pi Versus Pie

Put your pi(e) prowess to the test.

Happy Pi Day! Every March 14th, enthusiasts from around the world celebrate the (arguably) most famous number in mathematics with events, apparel, social media love, and a certain crusty dessert by a similar name.

While pi and pie sound alike, that’s not the only thing that connects them. Both have a long, storied history involving prominent characters and even an appearance or two in politics. With that in mind, we present this quiz as an homage to the number, and the pastry. Can you pick them apart?

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