Friday, March 19, 2010

Question # 299

Put Funda:

o “How I wish I could recollect pi easily today!”
o “How I want a drink, alcoholic of course, after the heavy lectures involving quantum mechanics!”
o “Sir, I send a rhyme excelling,
In sacred truth and rigid spelling,
Numerical sprites elucidate,
For me the lexicon's dull weight,
If nature gain, not you complain
Tho' Dr Johnson fulminate.”


  1. mnemonics to remember the digits of Pi - the number of alphabets in each word gives you Pi

  2. pi digits... in 2nd line, the number of letters in each word correspond to numbers in pi.

    Starting from how(3) onwards till mechanics(9) -

  3. PIPHILOLOGY-The creation and use of mnemonic techniques to remember the digits of mathematical constant 'Pi'. The given sentences have number of letters in each word equal to the corresponding digit of 'Pi'. eg. 314159265 in the first sentence

  4. Each word is equal to the corresponding dgit of Pi