# Who memorized pi the longest?

## Who memorized pi the longest?

According to the list, the person who holds the record for reciting the most digits of pi from memory is an individual from India, who recounted 70,030 digits in 17 hours on Oct. 21, 2015. In Canada, the record was achieved by Chun Wang in 2017, who recalled 8,148 digits of pi in three hours and 40 minutes.

**What are the first 100 digits of pi?**

The first 100 digits of pi are 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679.

### What is the first 200 digits of pi?

3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 …

**Can you be pi years old?**

So, yes, it is possible to be exactly π years old. At exactly 1146 days 2 hours 24 minutes or 1149 days 5 hours 45 minutes 36 seconds (in case of a leap-year born), we could have celebrate at our π years birthday.

## What is pi digits?

The mathematical constant pi (π) is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and is approximately 3.1415926536. With only these ten decimal places, we could calculate the circumference of Earth to a precision of less than a millimetre.

**What is the first 1 million digits of pi?**

Theoretical PhysicsPi The first 1000000 decimal places contain: 99959 0s, 99758 1s, 100026 2s, 100229 3s, 100230 4s, 100359 5s, 99548 6s, 99800 7s, 99985 8s and 100106 9s.

### Who invented 3.14 pi?

Archimedes

It was not until the 18th century — about two millennia after the significance of the number 3.14 was first calculated by Archimedes — that the name “pi” was first used to denote the number. In other words, the Greek letter used to represent the idea was not actually picked by the Ancient Greeks who discovered it.

**Why is 3.14 called pi?**

It was not until the 18th century — about two millennia after the significance of the number 3.14 was first calculated by Archimedes — that the name “pi” was first used to denote the number. “He used it because the Greek letter Pi corresponds with the letter ‘P’… and pi is about the perimeter of the circle.”

## Who is the youngest person to memorize pi?

Grace Hare

Florian Presslaber was able to recite 6,098 decimal places. Grace Hare is now the youngest person to make the Pi World Ranking List (age 3 years 56 days). Current World Record : Chao Lu of China recited 67,890 decimal places on 20 November 2005. For details and an interview see LISTS.

**Who is Akira Haraguchi?**

When you look at memory experts, though, there is one man I’d immediately put at the top of that memorization pedestal, and that man is Akira Haraguchi, a retired Japanese engineer born in 1946. As you can probably guess from the title of this article, he also happens to be the person who recited pi to a cool 100,000 digits.

### What method does Akira Haraguchi use to memorize Pi?

So Akira Haraguchi uses a mnemonic method to memorize pi. What could he possibly use that lets him memorize 100,000 digits? First we have to understand that there are different mnemonic methods for different things. Haraguchi used a modified version of the “Major Method,” which Wikipedia explains the following way:

**Does Haraguchi have a world record for Pi?**

Despite Haraguchi’s efforts and detailed documentation, the Guinness World Records have not yet accepted any of his records set. Haraguchi views the memorization of pi as “the religion of the universe”, and as an expression of his lifelong quest for eternal truth.

## What is the Haraguchi method of writing?

Haraguchi used a modified version of the “Major Method,” which Wikipedia explains the following way: The system works by converting numbers into consonant sounds, then into words by adding vowels. The system works on the principle that images can be remembered more easily than numbers.