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Digits of Pi calculated by 2026


The number π (pi) is a mathematical constant, defined as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Being an irrational number, π cannot be expressed as a common fraction.

In March, 2019, Emma Haruka Iwao computed π to 31,415,926,535,897 () decimal places. A chronology of computed numerical values of π can be found on the dedicated wikipedia page.

What will the largest number of digits of π to have been computed be, by the end of 2025?


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