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Function name:
PI
Category:
Mathematical
Summary:
Returns the approximate value of the mathematical constant π, rounded to 14 decimal places.
Syntax:
PI()
Returns:
3.14159265358979, which is the approximate value of π, rounded to 14 decimal places.
Arguments:
None.
Additional details:
- π is an irrational number, which can be defined as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.
- If an angle in degrees is multiplied by PI()/180, its corresponding radian value is obtained.
- Pi (Wikipedia)
Examples:
Formula | Description | Returns |
---|---|---|
=PI() | function returns value of π with precision upto 14 decimal places | 3.14159265358979 |
=4*4*PI() | the area in cm^{2} of a circle of radius 4 cm where area of circle is given by π*(radius)^{2} | 50.2654824574367 cm^{2} |
Related LibreOffice functions:
ODF standard:
Equivalent Excel functions:
PI