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Pi to a Million Decimal Places!http://3.141592653589793238462643383279 … ex314.html Last edited by Devantè (20090307 03:48:44) #2 20060725 06:16:52
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!cant seem to enter index1.html, so can't see it with 1 million places #3 20060725 06:21:06
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!I'd post it, but, well...my PC would take about 5 hours to copy and paste that... #4 20060725 06:55:36
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!no, don't post it.. rather upload it as a file. People would have to dl 1mb every time they viewed the topic #5 20060725 07:45:20
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Patrick is right. Stuff like that would be far better as a zipped file, the million digits would then need far less than a million bytes. I can host the file somewhere. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #6 20060725 07:47:04
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!The site works here, and I think I've seen it before too, heh. Bang postponed. Not big enough. Reboot. #7 20060725 16:24:44
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!I will, thanks! #8 20060725 18:48:33
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!http://www.megaupload.com/?d=YXE54T4F Last edited by Devanté (20060725 18:49:04) #9 20060725 20:19:28
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!
my old math teacher told me that he had a friend that learned about the first 1000 decimals a long time ago, and you could ask him which number has the position 675, and he thought for a while and then said the correct answer he said he used that method, dividing them in different groups of four or something like that #10 20060725 21:35:22
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!I just realized why I couldn't enter the site... I wrote .htm instead of .html must have hit 'enter' too soon. Thanks for uploading btw devanté #11 20060726 03:59:34
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!
Yeah. That's how I do it. After a certain point, I start learning the digits in groups of 4, or 6...but 4 mainly. #12 20060730 04:44:07
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Just out of interest  Has anyone come up with or composed a piece of music relative to pi? Many have tried for a way to remember it by music. The music sounds like absolute nonsense when you think of it as B A C A C# F....(and so on). B A C A C# F = 3.14159 #13 20060730 06:58:53
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Well... seeing that there are 10 possible digits (09) and thus 10 notes/chords you would need to use, it'd be hard to create something remotely diatonic. Sure, you could maybe put in secondary dominants or something for the 3 extra notes... possibly even make them the tonic, supertonic, and mediant an octave higher, but with the way the digits go the music would be rather random and hard to memorize. Another negative aspect of using music is that once you get to a respectable amount of digits, it'll take several hours to recite them all, so you'd need to remember a pretty long piece. Maybe some guy who is a professial orchestral musician with an interest in mathematics could pull it off, who knows. #14 20060730 16:46:14
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Yeah...maybe there is no way to compose a piece. It would take long hour to recite, but I've recited pi for hours before, and it actually doesn't take that long to recite it. You say to yourself 'hours' and it ends up being 'half an hour'. #15 20060730 17:05:48
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Ok, I was assuming pretty darn good recitations of pi, like this one: #16 20060730 17:38:22
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!83,431? Isn't that pass the current world record...? Wow, he must be amazing... #17 20060730 18:00:50
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!It was set last summer apparently, so the sites with the 42,000 digit figure are just out of date i'm guessing. #18 20060730 18:18:46
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Oh no, now I have a a doubly hard record to beat. #19 20060801 00:09:25
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!I once had pi memorized to 500 digits, but now only 100 again. Between 20 and 100 digits I divided it up in sets of 5 and said them over and over, so it is verbally memorized, and I never forget them, but it took many hours to get it down really fast. igloo myrtilles fourmis #20 20060801 16:31:42
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Nice strategy  Either 4 or 5 is good. It's good to vary it, but I like grouping them together. #21 20060820 02:15:43
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Now I'm working on from 501 to 600 places past decimal. igloo myrtilles fourmis #22 20060822 19:50:48
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Also a good method...but not my preference. #23 20060822 23:33:46
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!I remember someone posted up a poem here a while ago, where each word's number of letters spelt out pi. Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #24 20060822 23:40:17
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Amazing...I have read this poem before off some dead site somewhere, but I never saw that pattern. O.o #25 20060822 23:58:06
Re: Pi to a Million Decimal Places!Ooh yes, definitely. Edgar Allen Poe just wrote it as a piece of normal poetry, and then some other person came along later and altered it so that it became a huge mneumonic. Still very impressive though. Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. 