Memorizing 100 Digits of Pi in 1 Day

27 mar 2019
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In this episode I try to memorise 100 digits of Pi in ONE day. I used the major system to tell myself a story that I could decode to remember all 100 digits. The system works by converting the numbers into consonant sounds, then into words by adding vowels. You then create a story out of the words to learn. The system works on the idea that images are easier to remember than numbers. Checkout the Wired Video:
Thomas Frank's excellent Major System video:
Read more on the mnemonic major system:
Bio: My name is Mike Boyd and I make videos documenting my process of learning stuff as quickly as I can.
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  • I memorized 100 digit of pi in a 15 minutes school break for 2 euros

    einMarkoeinMarkoPirms 7 Stundām
  • It hurts my teeth hearing the marker on the paper

    Dennis S LobatonDennis S LobatonPirms 9 Stundām
  • Tbf fair as an engineer you only really need to know pi to 1 digit

    Im boredIm boredPirms dienas
  • 11:06 that freeze frame tho

    boyzG64boyzG64Pirms 3 dienām
  • Me: can't remember my phone number Also me: can remember 50 digits of e

    Ariane TiffanyAriane TiffanyPirms 4 dienām
  • I learned 250 digits on first day, but I didn't use that way.

    Not so boring TrickshoterNot so boring TrickshoterPirms 4 dienām
  • I just use the pi song-

    Eri-ChanEri-ChanPirms 5 dienām
  • Do you know who invented π

    Rj HeisenbergRj HeisenbergPirms 5 dienām
  • Hey Mike ! So I was just watching your video and tried to memorize the digits and I did it in 15 minutes :) I am not here to brag , you are really an inspiration to me .... Love From India :)

    pranshu1607pranshu1607Pirms 6 dienām
    • Lol I did 254 in 25 minutes

      Carlin SimsCarlin SimsPirms 5 dienām
  • Truth is he cut the video and went to bed and woke up the other day and finished it

    Mario JaikaranMario JaikaranPirms 6 dienām
  • You didn't memorized anything. You're just reading and "translating" the letters to the numbers. If you want to say that you memorize something, than don't look at a piece of paper next time.

    Bruno MarcosBruno MarcosPirms 7 dienām
  • My brain died trying this

    vanexnorvanexnorPirms 8 dienām
  • Chinese junior school students do it in 5 mins Xd

    Wayne HWayne HPirms 8 dienām
  • You know what, I learned all hundred digits of pi, in the same time you were struggling to remember, this stupid, trick thing

    Kunal MachraKunal MachraPirms 9 dienām
  • I beat the game over 3 months yes it is hard but it is possible the single level u played took me a weeek

    Ryan BrownRyan BrownPirms 9 dienām
  • Habe 100 Nachkommastellen in unter 2 Stunden auswendig gelernt 😂

    COD foreverCOD foreverPirms 11 dienām
  • And now AsapSCIENCE presents- 100 digits of π 3.14159, this is π Followed by 2-6-5-3-5-8-9 Circumference over diameter 7-9, then 3-2-3 OMG! Can't you see? 8-4-6-2-6-4-3 And now we're on a spree 38 and 32, now we're blue Oh, who knew? 7, 950 and then a two 88 and 41, so much fun Now a run 9-7-1-6-9-3-9-9 Then 3-7, 51 Half way done! 0-5-8, now don't be late 2-0-9, where's the wine? 7-4, it's on the floor Then 9-4-4-5-9 2-3-0, we gotta go 7-8, we can't wait 1-6-4-0-6-2-8 We're almost near the end, keep going 62, we're getting through 0-8-9-9, on time 8-6-2-8-0-3-4 There's only a few more! 8-2, then 5-3 42, 11, 7-0 and 67 We're done! Was that fun? Learning random digits So that you can brag to your friends

    JourneyJourneyPirms 12 dienām
  • Hi

    FruiteaterAshFruiteaterAshPirms 13 dienām
  • I cant visualise words to memorise digits, I just randimly learned 100 digits of pi on a couple of days

    Tomato FishTomato FishPirms 14 dienām
  • I think i would have chose to learn a 100 digits of pi by creating like 10 phone numbers and lets go

    Sasha LeflaecSasha LeflaecPirms 14 dienām
  • Ez 100 digits of pi are obviously 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510 5820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067

    GoMarsBar161GoMarsBar161Pirms 15 dienām
  • mike shake??

    WolfstarWolfstarPirms 15 dienām
  • dude, just memorize the 100 digits of pi song, its catchy

    kajalvpatelkajalvpatelPirms 15 dienām
  • I guess if this method works it works, but I just use brute force/repetition memorization. My best was 200 digits, but I don't quite remember how long it took. Though I also used brute force memorization to memorize the order of a deck of cards (value and suit) in just 23 minutes. I think the method in this video is kind of complicated

    Michael JusticeMichael JusticePirms 15 dienām
  • My brother is 8 and he bait all of cuphead in under a day

    Sonny MSonny MPirms 16 dienām
  • 5:59 was a shout out to their zoo

    Taj JacobTaj JacobPirms 16 dienām
  • Just watch ASAP science's video

    Game SimplifiedGame SimplifiedPirms 16 dienām
  • He didn't memorize anything though lol had he memorized it he wouldn't have needed to write the code down for reference.

    ParaditeParaditePirms 16 dienām
  • Mike: DRoiD Me: DaRuDe

    Loben Wants RamenLoben Wants RamenPirms 17 dienām
  • i also just learned it in digits i tried these words but i think it is easyer to just learn it but this is quicker

    Oliver ZeinerOliver ZeinerPirms 17 dienām
  • 7:52 That is not Geneva it's in Vaud

    L MacL MacPirms 17 dienām
  • Next video: I try to play cuphead without raging

    James BellJames BellPirms 17 dienām
  • Zzz

    Student's pro gamingStudent's pro gamingPirms 18 dienām
  • Lol Im 11 yrs old and i can memorize 64 number in 2 minutes and Ive been to a memory tournament before.

    kitakitaPirms 19 dienām
  • Did you have an Alec Steel sweatshirt on? Cool

    Dollor Tree HeadsetDollor Tree HeadsetPirms 19 dienām
  • Mike Boyd : Memorize 100 digits of Pi in 1 day Me : *Can't remember where I put my remote TV in the last five seconds.*

    Nawwaf Ahmad RazaanNawwaf Ahmad RazaanPirms 20 dienām
  • 7:10 Mike always uses the same classical music every time XD and i love it because its actually one of my favourite pieces to play on the trumpet ahaha.

    SusBeatzSusBeatzPirms 20 dienām
  • Fam u read them, i can do that in 1 hour

    Janez ŽlebirJanez ŽlebirPirms 20 dienām
  • u have got to be kidding me, I tried to memorise pi for fun like 8 months ago and I got 117 digits within 3 hours

    Unknown PvPUnknown PvPPirms 21 dienas
  • I learned 50 digits of pie through a song in an hour

    MONARCHMONARCHPirms 21 dienas
    • But do you really want to sing the song in front of people when flexing on them with your pi knowledge?

      SrixoSrixoPirms 20 dienām
  • 5:05 ll lesbian😂😂😂

    Rajesh BittuRajesh BittuPirms 21 dienas
  • just learn the song

    retardretardPirms 21 dienas
  • 125= tinsel

    TommyTommyPirms 26 dienām
  • Try hold your breath for 4 minutes!

    Thomas Vassil BrcicThomas Vassil BrcicPirms 28 dienām
  • There are a few mnenonics to learn the major system faster. 1 - d,t (the lines of d and t look like the line in one) 2 - n (the n got two legs) 3-m (the m got three legs) 4-r (the R in the word fouR) 5-l (the Roman numeral for five is L) 6- sh, ch, sch (just remember this) also for 7 - k, ck, c 8 - f, v, w, (A VolksWagen drifting in an eight shape. F*ng awesome (how you remember v w f) 9 - b,p (b and p look like 9 turned around) Helped me to learn it really fast. Also try to convert as much text you read into numbers. Really speeds it up.

    UnfinishedUnfinishedPirms 28 dienām
  • LBN= LesBiaN XDDDD

    AwbloxAwbloxPirms Mēneša
  • Can you still do it a year later?

    Matt AlexanderMatt AlexanderPirms Mēneša
  • 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749455923078164062862089986280348253421170679 there’s 1 misplaced number, can anyone find it??

    james robertsonjames robertsonPirms Mēneša
  • Fucking crazy idea!

    iam hellyyiam hellyyPirms Mēneša
  • I’m 9 and I did it in 4 ours

    Ciarán ClearCiarán ClearPirms Mēneša
    • im 2 and did it in 2 hours

      unknown manunknown manPirms 27 dienām
  • I can do 100 digits of pi in an hour. Not to brag but I seriously did. I didn’t think that was extremely impressive? 1,000 is my record. Stopped after that. 1,000 took me about 2 weeks though

    Trey STrey SPirms Mēneša
  • I memorized "100 digits of pi" the song and it took me only 30mins and now i know over 100 digits already.

    Bęrry BęaŕyBęrry BęaŕyPirms Mēneša

    Anh TranAnh TranPirms Mēneša
  • I memorized the entire 100 digits using the pi song, so when someone asked, i just sang a song.

    NZRobNZRobPirms Mēneša
  • Question, can you just use any letter when the digit has more than one letter for convenience

    Sergio IbarraSergio IbarraPirms Mēneša
  • are you irish?

    Samil KakashiSamil KakashiPirms Mēneša
  • me being 4 parralell universes ahead of everyone else and been ussing this for 7 years whithout knowing it was something ppl acctually thought was genius

    Muneeb ur RehmanMuneeb ur RehmanPirms Mēneša
  • Just sing it... 3.14159

    tEkNoLuGytEkNoLuGyPirms Mēneša
  • Can learn 100 digits of pie but still can't play cuphead

    Ayden OistenAyden OistenPirms Mēneša
  • when i was young, i memorised 50 digits of pi in 1 hour. i forgot like 10 digits now.

    MaoPiggyMaoPiggyPirms Mēneša
  • 5:37 I’ve beat the game 😂

    RNGCascader69RNGCascader69Pirms Mēneša
  • This must've helped with your blind rubiks cube solving ;)

    draw corndraw cornPirms Mēneša
  • xbox to relax plays cuphead

    angus callananangus callananPirms Mēneša
  • Challenge: Memorize the bible

    Rust4luckRust4luckPirms Mēneša
  • In india we know more than 100 digits of pi just memorizing "gayatri mantra" that too from ages

    Tech ManTech ManPirms Mēneša
  • Bro beppi is my favorite!

    Mr. 404Mr. 404Pirms Mēneša
  • He literally just read a paper with the numbers on it

    Zachary DaviesZachary DaviesPirms Mēneša
  • Invation code:D4C1 Lets mine together💪👶

    Danilo GuzijanDanilo GuzijanPirms Mēneša
  • Bruh 22/7......... Read more to reveal the secret Just divide 22 by 7

    AR projectYTAR projectYTPirms Mēneša
  • Him: inviting a system, Memorizing the system, Matching the system with numbers Indian teacher: Get out of the class and enter after you memorized it...

    JasimJasimPirms Mēneša
  • I remembered 60 digits of pi

    Xiang JiXiang JiPirms Mēneša
  • I have a great memory I don’t need the technique it took me 15 minutes to get 50 digits of pie stuck in my head

    DodoBoy IsCoolDodoBoy IsCoolPirms Mēneša
  • 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286 208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128481 117450284102701938521105559644622948954930381964428810975665933446128475648233 786783165271201909145648566923460348610454326648213393607260249141273724587006 606315588174881520920962829254091715364367892590360011330530548820466521384146 951941511609433057270365759591953092186117381932611793105118548074462379962749 *Copy Paste*

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  • nope ive only spent like 1hour and a half and i already know like 49 digits of pi

    RazzzyRazzzyPirms Mēneša
  • wtf this men bro? si has llegado hasta aquí eres el puto amo

    Toxic ZileToxic ZilePirms Mēneša
  • I learned 3.1415 in 2 years

    Script.Script.Pirms Mēneša
  • Just watch ASAP science’s 100 digits of pi You can finish in less than an hour

    PyandaPyandaPirms Mēneša
  • What do u do the voice of shrek 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

    XXgacha_softieXX SISTERXXgacha_softieXX SISTERPirms Mēneša
  • What are you gonna with 100 digits of pi man absolutely nothing 😂

    ayoub boudhriouaayoub boudhriouaPirms Mēneša
  • its basicly 1 to 100 but mixed up

    Gie InviteGie InvitePirms Mēneša
  • I learnt 150 digits with chunking in 2 hours. Now I laugh from a guy who spend a whole day on memorizing a crazy story for 100 digits.

    HamberNATHamberNATPirms Mēneša
  • You memorized the story, not 100 digits. You were decoding wrote words on paper. Not from your own memory.

    HamberNATHamberNATPirms Mēneša
  • My cousin is stuck on the same level you are on in cuphead

    StormZy_ InVaderStormZy_ InVaderPirms Mēneša
  • His writings giving me goosebumps

    Tamzid FaruqueTamzid FaruquePirms Mēneša
  • 3.14159265358979323846264 Opt Out Of Comments Say 4344e4fgt445

    Data HoarderData HoarderPirms Mēneša
  • Should have tested him again a week later

    Pigman RockerPigman RockerPirms Mēneša
  • Another way is singing the song of pi

    Stranger thingsStranger thingsPirms Mēneša
  • 3:48 subtitles be goin crazy tho XD xD

    Ahmed IbrahimAhmed IbrahimPirms Mēneša
  • *me who knows how to sing the pi song* pathetic :>

    danny animaticsdanny animaticsPirms Mēneša
  • I have memorised 70,000 digits of pi. I can say it right now but not in order.

    Nilufar RahamanNilufar RahamanPirms Mēneša
  • Bro, why use that method when you can use this. Haha

    Jackie HamiltonJackie HamiltonPirms Mēneša
  • I learned it from the pi digits song

    Landon Nolty MusicLandon Nolty MusicPirms Mēneša
  • I don’t see the point of learning 100 digits of pi cos 3.14 is pi so round the number and it comes up with 3.14

    Shahad MasjdShahad MasjdPirms Mēneša
  • I honestly prefer memorizing the numbers over using that system because for me thats easier

    Hadi ShmaissaniHadi ShmaissaniPirms Mēneša
  • This guy memorized 200 digits in one hour | \/

    CRooKCRooKPirms Mēneša
  • I can remember 100 digits of pie and i learnt it in a few hours without using any method at all. Well... its kind of a method, i just repeated 5-10 numbers like 5 times and then i remembered them

    Shuko FighterShuko FighterPirms Mēneša
  • Have you heard of the 100 digits of pie song

    GhostPlaysGhostPlaysPirms Mēneša
  • You might hate me for this but for every number make a word with the same amount of letters 3.141 = can I have a

    Joey MontandaJoey MontandaPirms Mēneša
  • You make it look like 'Playing Cuphead' isn't one of the skills you've learned.

    William TurnerWilliam TurnerPirms Mēneša
  • got 100 digits down in half an hour

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