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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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http://www.totse.com/en/technology/science_technology/ee710.html

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Sweet, 80 digits per column.

Looks good in SynText Editor when

I cut and pasted 4000 or so digits.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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I will try to memorise this, too.

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**simron****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-07
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I don't really care about the numbers, I just scroll down and think about the power of computers these days! When I first saw this, I was amazed!

Linux FTW

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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A trick for those who use mnemonics or things to remember numbers:

Andrew Jackson was the 7th president, elected in 1828 to two terms.

Then tack on the 45-90-45 right triangle.

2.718281828459045

The first 15 digits are so incredibly easy to remember. You don't need to remember much.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Well, I never thought of it like that!

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Mnemonics are best left for other things.

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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Reminds me of a site I have in my bookmarks: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/htmltest/rjn_dig.html

edit: what were you doing at totse anyway ?

edit: okay - desided to try to remember some of these digits My first time doing that.

2.718281828459045235360287471

is what I've got so far.

These beginning blocks are very easy. First goal is 50 digits, wish me luck! (I'm always had a horrible memory)

*Last edited by Patrick (2006-12-06 03:25:04)*

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Pi's a lot easier.

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**simron****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-07
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So, uh, should we make some poem or something?

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Well, that would be useful, but the human brain is always capable of processing and holding large pieces and strings of information with the use of popular mnemonics or phrases.

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