Why we're covering this:
- Because it's March 14 — Pi Day!
- We all know Pi is an irrational number, but the government battle to change the mathematical constant is a curious story of truth being stranger than fiction.
The value of pi is, always has been, and always will be 3.14... ad infinitum. But that didn't stop a man named Edward Goodwin from trying to legally redefine it as 3.2.
A close call for Indiana.
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