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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Meh, I still prefer the old version.

But yes, impressive. If only someone could write a million more words for this poem.

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**simron****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-07
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Hey, there's another way to memorize the first like, 10 decimal places. First, memorize this:

May I have a large container of orange juice now please?

Then just count the number of letters in each word and put a decimal point after 3.

3.141926536

I just like to leave it like pi.

Linux FTW

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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But π, more accurately has 5 as its 10th decimal place.

I don't necessarily like the poems that help to remember π, since it is actually just as easy to memorise it from memory...

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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http://people.bath.ac.uk/mss20/memory.htm

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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simron left out the 4th digit in the decimal portion of pi, a 5, in post #27, but it's just a typo.

Now I only know pi to 150 places. I recorded some of it into my mp3 player so it plays it into my head once in a while

when I'm listening to other *.wav files I put in the recorded subdirectory of the Zen Nano 1GB. Nice toy!

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**simron****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-07
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If you can't get to the million digits, try index314.html at the end.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Here's from 999979th after decimal point to the millionth after decimal:

0422090106105779458151 from your

http://3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592.com/index314.html

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Link updated. Memorised 300 at one point, dropped down to 160 now.

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**kitkatbar****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-30
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It says the site got bogged down with people linking to it! Please just post the URL.

If you see this signature, your eyes are bad. Look away and try again. If you still see it, take a break from posting.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I subdivided pi by eights and sixes for pi buffs...

```
31415926--PiByEights--
53589793
23846264
33832795
02884197
16939937
51058209
74944592
30781640
62862089
98628034
82534211
70679821
48086513
28230664
70938446
09550582
23172535
94081284
81117450
28410270
19385211
05559644
62294895
49303819
64428810
97566593
34461284
75648233
78678316
52712019
09145648
56692346
03486104
54326648
21339360
72602491
41273724
58700660
63155881
74881520
92096282
92540917
15364367
89259036
00113305
30548820
46652138
41469519
41511609
43305727
03657595
91953092
18611738
19326117
93105118
54807446
23799627
49567351
88575272
48912279
38183011
94912983
36733624
40656643
08602139
49463952
24737190
70217986
09437027
70539217
17629317
67523846
74818467
66940513
20005681
27145263
56082778
57713427
57789609
17363717
87214684
40901224
95343014
65495853
71050792
27968925
89235420
19956112
12902196
08640344
18159813
62977477
13099605
18707211
34999999--FeynmanPoint--
83729780
49951059
73173281
60963185
95024459
45534690
83026425
22308253
34468503
52619311
88171010
00313783
87528865
87533208
38142061
71776691
47303598
25349042
87554687
31159562
86388235
37875937
51957781
85778053
21712268
06613001
92787661
11959092
16420198--OneThousandDigits--
93809525--OneThousandSevenAfterDecimalPoint--
314159--PiInSixes--
265358
979323
846264
338327
950288
419716
939937
510582
097494
459230
781640
628620
899862
803482
534211
706798
214808
651328
230664
709384
460955
058223
172535
940812
848111
745028
410270
193852
110555
964462
294895
493038
196442
881097
566593
344612
847564
823378
678316
527120
190914
564856
692346
034861
045432
664821
339360
726024
914127
372458
700660
631558
817488
152092
096282
925409
171536
436789
259036
001133
053054
882046
652138
414695
194151
160943
305727
036575
959195
309218
611738
193261
179310
511854
807446
237996
274956
735188
575272
489122
793818
301194
912983
367336
244065
664308
602139
494639
522473
719070
217986
094370
277053
921717
629317
675238
467481
846766
940513
200056
812714
526356
082778
577134
275778
960917
363717
872146
844090
122495
343014
654958
537105
079227
968925
892354
201995
611212
902196
086403
441815
981362
977477
130996
051870
721134
999999--FeynmanPoint--
837297
804995
105973
173281
609631
859502
445945
534690
830264
252230
825334
468503
526193
118817
101000
313783
875288
658753
320838
142061
717766
914730
359825
349042
875546
873115
956286
388235
378759
375195
778185
778053
217122
680661
300192
787661
119590
921642
019893--OneThousandTwoDigitsBeforeThis--
809525
720106
548586
327886
593615
338182
796823
030195
203530
185296
899577
362259
941389
124972
177528
347913
151557
485724
245415
069595
082953
311686
172785
588907
509838
175463
746493
931925
506040
092770
167113
900984
882401
285836
160356
370766
010471
018194
295559
619894
676783
744944
825537
977472
684710
404753
464620
804668
425906
949129
331367
702898
915210
475216
205696
602405
803815
019351
125338
243003
558764
024749
647326
391419
927260
426992
279678
235478
163600
934172
164121
992458
631503
028618
297455
570674
983850
549458
858692
699569
092721
079750
930295
532116
534498
720275
596023
648066--SameLengthAfterFeynmanPointAsBeforeIt--
```

Note I included the 3 of pi in the subdivision. (less common way)

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**Identity****Member**- Registered: 2007-04-18
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3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923078[1]640628620899862803[482]534211706798214808

dang I got 4 wrong xD

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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I'm at a steady 250-ish... haven't found the time to memorise anymore. At one point I wanted to go for the world record, but it seems a little pointless now, as I'd have to spend several years of my life doing it - which I would prefer not to do.

Good thing to have in your back pocket, though. I've found that it has helped me memorise other things, such as essays - you can hone your technique with pi.

*Last edited by Devantè (2010-01-13 19:18:55)*

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**quittyqat****Member**- Registered: 2009-04-08
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How I remember pi is dividing it into little patterns or groups. For example:

3.

1415

926

535

8979

323

84

626...

etc.

*Last edited by quittyqat (2010-01-14 12:07:50)*

I'll be here at least once every month. XP

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I am memorizing some more of pi, this time, without a sequence.

So I know each digit by what digit it is numbered into pi.

So if you say "what is the 126th digit of pi?", I would say "4".

It's an interesting way to do it. I use the 100 people I have

numbered to associate clothing and places with them and make

scenarios for each digit. Like a purple headset might mean the

number 7, and the person might be person #55, so that might

mean to me that the 156 decimal place is 7. I numbered the

101st decimal place a 00, so I have an offset value.

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Today I was reading pi off a sheet aloud and when I got to about

6 or 7 thousand digits, I found "9898989"! Nice find! It is 7 digits

long, which beats the Feynman point (999999) by one digit.

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**kingofgamesdotnet****Member**- Registered: 2010-08-24
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cant seem to enter index1.html, so can't see it with 1 million places sad

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi kingofgamesdotnet;

Welcome to the forum. Did you try just clicking the link?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**DJBBear****Member**- Registered: 2012-06-06
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Here's another site! ----->www.eveandersson.com/pi/digits/1000000

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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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Pi has a Brother... Infinite/Recurring 0.999...

What is the Difference!? Pi = ...(Random) Infinite/Recurring 0.999... = ...(9)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi TESTU;

I am not following you. .999999... is an integer, π is transcendental.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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Let's make this Clearer!...

Pi = Has a Base Number of 3 Followed by Infinite .(Random Numbers)

Infinite/Recurring 0.999... Has a Base Number of 0 Followed by Infinite .(9's)

So the Differences are the Base Numbers & the Following Infinite Numbers!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What does 0,999... have to do with pi?

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-06-28 01:12:09)*

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Some people think neither number exists.

Bob

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Base 0?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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He meant that the number before the decimal is 0.

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