# Pi Day Puzzles: Exploring the Mysteries of 3.14

You may know that the decimal, 3.14, is called pi. It is used to find the circumference and area of circles and of some solid shapes. For instance, if you know the diameter of a circle, you multiply it by 3.14 to find its circumference. March 14, also 3/14 or 3.14, is known as Pi Day. To mark this special day, here is a special puzzler all about 3.14.

1. In what month is the 314th day of the year?
A. September
B. November
C. December

2. What weighs about 3.14 pounds?
A. a half gallon of milk
B. a large bag of flour
C. a small bag of jelly beans

3. What weighs about 314 pounds?
A. a toddler
B. a gymnast
C. A pro football player

4. Which item is about 3.14 inches long?

5. Which item might cost about \$3.14?
A. an apple
B. a gallon of milk
C. a gourmet dinner

6. About how many seconds are in 3.14 minutes?

7. The distance between which two cities is about 314 miles?
A. Tampa & Boston
B. Seattle & Houston
C. Chicago & Detroit

8. If you walked 314 feet, how far would that be?
A. less than ¼ mile
B. more than 1 mile
C. more than 2 miles

9. How many quarts are in 3.14 gallons?