Pi mnemonic

Here is a good way to remember the first 7 digits of pi:

How I Wish I could calculate Pi

Write this down on a piece of paper. “How” has three letters, then place a dot like this:

3.

Now count the letters of the rest of the words in “How I wish I could calculate pi” and write them down after the dot:

3.141592

Those are the first 7 digits of pi, which goes on and on forever…

I got this tip from reading this book in the bookstore over lunch:

i before e (except after c)

Need more digits?

Here is website that has a mnemonic for the first 402 digits:

http://www.uz.ac.zw/science/maths/zimaths/pimnem.htm

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One response to “Pi mnemonic

  1. Okay…that is pretty cool.

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