I don't get it "But his mathematical feat won the praise of others, including the math and computer science teacher who got Gaurav interested in it."(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Why is this considered a "mathematical feat"? He's not actually doing any math. I admit it's an awesome bit of memorization and recitation, but come on, he's not actually doing any math, he's reciting a string of numbers.

So does this make him a great mathematician or someone with great memorization skills that could suck at math?

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# High school student recites 8,784 digits of pi

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