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# Einstein Was Born On Pi Day

## Interesting Facts in Easy English

**Pre-Listening Vocabulary**

- pi (∏):
*the circumference of a circle divided by its diameter* - ratio:
*the relationship between two amounts* - circumference:
*the distance around an edge of a circular shape* - diameter:
*the line across the centre of a circle* - coincidentally:
*by chance* - theory of relativity:
*Einstein’s idea that the way that anything (besides light) moves is dependent on the relative movement of the observer*

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**Einstein Was Born On Pi Day**

**Comprehension Questions**

- Which geometric shape is commonly associated with pi?
- Why was March 14 chosen as Pi Day?
- What physics theory is Einstein well-known for?

**Discussion Questions**: Do you enjoy studying mathematics? If yes, what do you enjoy about it? If no, why not? How important is it to learn mathematics vocabulary in a second language?

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