How many decimals of Pi do you remember?

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There's more after 3?????
 
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In 8th grade my teacher had a poster with Pi on it on the backwall. One day I decided to try and memorize the entire list of numbers, but I only got to 3.14159 and never tried it another class period. For some reason that went into long term memory.
 
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Another four-year old thread? Do these frequently show up on Google when people seach for strings like "pi digits memorize?"
 
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Yea sometimes if I do a search for some math/physics related subject I get pointed to a really old PF thread. Sometimes the thread is so interesting that I would like to reply to it, but its pointless. Its too bad that most people don't look at the dates on threads found on google before replying :-(.

ps - 3.14159
 
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I never really bothered past 3.14; it's accurate enough for my needs.

Another four-year old thread? Do these frequently show up on Google when people seach for strings like "pi digits memorize?"
Just for that, I shall return to this very thread on May 22, 2011 and reply. ... and don't think I'm joking. :devil: muahahaha *evil*

... seriously, I'm not joking. you'd be amazed at the trivialities with which I fill my procrastination-filled days. In fact, I'm supposed to be doing something as we speak! :devil: :devil: muahahahaha! *pure evil*
 
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https://www.amazon.com/dp/0802775624/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20 includes one million digits of pi :biggrin:

But in case you need just a few, here are the first ten thousand digits: - http://www.joyofpi.com/pi.html -

and you're in good company - http://www.joyofpi.com/pilinks.html


I had a friend in high school who memorized [itex]\sqrt{2}[/itex] to 200+ decimal places, because e and pi were to mundane. He used to come up to me at my locker and start reciting. :rofl: We still keep in contact after 35 years.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0691058547/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20
 
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I'm another 2 person -- there's too much other things to be doing to go any further :tongue:
 
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I have remembered so many digits of pi that I can't recall the exact count.
 
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I can remember all the digits but not necessarily in the correct order.
 
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up to 50 digits

since my ast post i have memorized more digits, the last time i posted i told you i can remember up to 32 digits. I can now receit the first 50.

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510
 
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I had a math teacher that said in grad school he memorized digits of pi to compete with one of his friends. Personally I know 3.14159
 
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who wants to make a wager.....the bet will be " who can memorize the first 100 decimals of pi before the other person" lol
 
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I just say [itex]\pi[/itex]. No worries about precision
 
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I say 3.14159265 but then I screw up and say 7 every time even though I know it's wrong. it's just stuck in my head that way. In a pinch I can recite pi to 3000 digits since no one I know can check whether I'm wrong or not
 
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I just carry with me a gigantic wheel and a ruler at all times.


... this thread should be re-named "the official pi lame-joke-O-rama thread" :rofl:
 
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I can remember all the digits but not necessarily in the correct order.
MY joke, Kurdt. That's MY joke!:grumpy:

In 10th grade I had a 12 digit calculator (1980's HP, the "sideways" kind). If you multiplied pi x 1000, then subtracted 3141, you got an extra 3 digits, for a total of 15 digits. I never bothered to memorize any more than that:
3.14159265358979
 
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I had a friend in high school who memorized [itex]\sqrt{2}[/itex] to 200+ decimal places, because e and pi were to mundane. He used to come up to me at my locker and start reciting. :rofl: We still keep in contact after 35 years.
and he's still reciting?
 
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At last count, I remember somewhere around 200 digits of pi.
 
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It has a three in it, right?
 
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I decided to remember a few this weekend just for kicks...I have 3.141592653589793238.
 
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I decided to remember a few this weekend just for kicks...I have 3.141592653589793238.
Ha! I knew it!
 
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and he's still reciting?
Yes - he still does it, but he's not quite so serious about it.
 
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Have you ever checked him? once you get three or four digits in you could make it up and no one would know. It's easy to fake being a genius, look at Smurf. I know a guy who mumbles numbers all the time.
 

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