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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  • That dude came to my school once

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  • Lol why learn all this when you can just go to ASAPscience and listen to the song 😂😂

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  • Off my brain: 3.14159265358979323846264338237

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  • who here after mrbeast challenge

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  • i memorized it half way in a week not using that techniqu

    Marilyn De JesusMarilyn De JesusPirms 2 dienām
  • ASAP science anyone

    Jack MorrissyJack MorrissyPirms 2 dienām
  • In my opinion that only the first part of memorizing 100 digits of pi. I mean yeah if you give him a piece of paper and 10 min he can write all 100 digits but for me memorizing pi means he can recite them in less than a minute

    GajakGajakPirms 3 dienām
  • One day may with 13 years rembers 10 digit number in 5 seconds. Also me, googles how many number can a person rember Also the google 7 number Me: am i abnormly genuis

    Gopal ChaudharyGopal ChaudharyPirms 3 dienām
  • just use the 100 digits of pi song works for me lol

    Maddie LeachMaddie LeachPirms 3 dienām
  • 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628620899862803482534211706798214808651328230664709384460955058223172535940812848111745028410270193852110555964462294895493038196442881097566593344612847564823378678316527120190914564856692346034861045432664821339360726024914127372458700660631558817488152092096282925409171536436789259036001133053054882046652138414695194151160943305727036575959195309218611738193261179310511854807446237996274956735188575272489122793818301194912983367336244065664308602139494639522473719070217986094370277053921717629317675238467481846766940513200056812714526356082778577134275778960917363717872146844090122495343014654958537105079227968925892354201995611212902196086403441815981362977477130996051870721134999999837297804995105973173281609631859502445945534690830264252230825334468503526193118817101000313783875288658753320838142061717766914730359825349042875546873115956286388235378759375195778185778053217122680661300192787661119590921642019893809525720106548586327886593615338182796823030195203530185296899577362259941389124972177528347913151557485724245415069595082953311686172785588907509838175463746493931925506040092770167113900984882401285836160356370766010471018194295559619894676783744944825537977472684710404753464620804668425906949129331367702898915210475216205696602405803815019351125338243003558764024749647326391419927260426992279678235478163600934172164121992458631503028618297455570674983850549458858692699569092721079750930295532116534498720275596023648066549911988183479775356636980742654252786255181841757467289097777279380008164706001614524919217321721477235014144197356854816136115735255213347574184946843852332390739414333454776241686251898356948556209921922218427255025425688767179049460165346680498862723279178608578438382796797668145410095388378636095068006422512520511739298489608412848862694560424196528502221066118630674427862203919494504712371378696095636437191728746776465757396241389086583264599581339047802759009946576407895126946839835259570982582262052248940772671947826848260147699090264013639443745530506820349625245174939965143142980919065925093722169646151570985838741059788595977297549893016175392846813826868386894277415599185592524595395943104997252468084598727364469584865383673622262609912460805124388439045124413654976278079771569143599770012961608944169486855584840635342207222582848864815845602850601684273945226746767889525213852254995466672782398645659611635488623057745649803559363456817432411251507606947945109659609402522887971089314566913686722874894056010150330861792868092087476091782493858900971490967598526136554978189312978482168299894872265880485756401427047755513237964145152374623436454285844479526586782105114135473573952311342716610213596953623144295248493718711014576540359027993440374200731057853906219838744780847848968332144571386875194350643021845319104848100537061468067491927819119793995206141966342875444

    BquilBquilPirms 5 dienām
  • But why?

    IgspaghettIgspaghettPirms 5 dienām
  • Mike: memorizez the 100 digits of pi Me: can't even learn the tables till 20

    Gaurang ShrivastavaGaurang ShrivastavaPirms 5 dienām
  • i learnt 60 digits in 30 minuites just looking at the numbers finding connections i find it much easier than if i had to decode it

    Amanda EliassonAmanda EliassonPirms 6 dienām
  • Literally anyone good at 3bld be like: nice

    WhyILikeCubingWhyILikeCubingPirms 6 dienām
  • I will 100,000

    Divesh TomarDivesh TomarPirms 7 dienām
  • 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067

    יוחאי רםיוחאי רםPirms 7 dienām
  • Your voice is like captain Macmillan

    Elayadevan SarishElayadevan SarishPirms 8 dienām
  • I memorised 100 digits of PI in three months, but I still know them 😅

    Alisha BeeAlisha BeePirms 8 dienām
  • me who thought he was going to use the song

    LivLivPirms 10 dienām
  • Or You Could Read The 100 Didgets 100 Times

    xXSylveonXxxXSylveonXxPirms 11 dienām
  • Mike: Uses a complex method Me: Listens to pi song and memorizes it in 4-5 hours lol

    Jazeel ColumbresJazeel ColumbresPirms 11 dienām
  • I learnt 103 in half an hour, and that without any trick

    rishi pooniarishi pooniaPirms 11 dienām
    • Here you go, 3.1415926535323846264338327950288421971693993751058209749445923078164062862089986260348753421170679821

      rishi pooniarishi pooniaPirms 11 dienām
  • As an asian , i didnt know this was hard

    thanh hoàng ngôthanh hoàng ngôPirms 12 dienām
  • I don't understand how this is like legit. He's just using something to help him. Shouldn't he remember everything?

    PurifeXPurifeXPirms 12 dienām
  • i just group it in 4 numbers and learned 51 digits (counting the 3) in less than 15 min. 3.141592653589783238462643383279502884197169399375105.

    Solar XGDSolar XGDPirms 13 dienām
  • I beat that cuphead level

    Valeria VargasValeria VargasPirms 13 dienām
  • I actualy memorized 100 digits without any technique. I was memorizing 2 digits at one time I think i spend 6 hours in 2 days doing this

    Krzysztof JachowiczKrzysztof JachowiczPirms 14 dienām
  • 3.14159 this is pi followed by 2653589 circumference over diameter

    Raeschelle DomingoRaeschelle DomingoPirms 14 dienām
  • I memorized it by a song and I'm 10

    swagwastakenswagwastakenPirms 15 dienām
  • I just memorise the Pi song :>

    Lonely BranchLonely BranchPirms 15 dienām
  • Lol i saw lbn and thought lesbian anyone else?

    Artin DelanArtin DelanPirms 15 dienām
  • Displaying entertaining memory feats is impossible without a cut or two. Unfortunate but true.

    Equis IgriegazetaEquis IgriegazetaPirms 15 dienām
  • Story time. With Mike Boyd.

    compdude551compdude551Pirms 15 dienām
  • Mike is so bad at Cup Head

    David_galaxy_ 20David_galaxy_ 20Pirms 15 dienām
  • well I just play the pi song by ASAP science, and memorized it within an hour of looping it lol

    ItzDogo YTItzDogo YTPirms 15 dienām
  • me: AsapSCIENCE present... 100 digit of pieeeee

    zMonKunGzMonKunGPirms 15 dienām
  • Me and my friend had a bet to whoever can memorize the most digits in 2 days. I was 243 and he was 216

    Shadow_KTMShadow_KTMPirms 15 dienām
  • I cant even remember my own phone number...

    Waffle DrawsWaffle DrawsPirms 15 dienām
  • dude just listen to the 100 digits of pi song I literally learnt 100 digits in 1 hour

    TotallyNotTéoTotallyNotTéoPirms 16 dienām
  • Just FYI it only takes 39 digits of pi to be able to calculate the circumference of the known universe down to the width of a hydrogen atom

    RedNinja18RedNinja18Pirms 16 dienām
  • When it came up with L B N i thought of Lesbian :/

    Dash 1447Dash 1447Pirms 17 dienām
  • Easy way: listen to the song 100 times

    Saphyr ESaphyr EPirms 18 dienām
  • 11:08 me when I wake up!!😂

    Mathis LacroixMathis LacroixPirms 19 dienām
  • Thank you for putting New Zealand on that sheet of paper at 5:50 Very appreciated. =)

    Charlie AdamCharlie AdamPirms 19 dienām
  • The sharpie on the paper really grinds me

    No FlareNo FlarePirms 21 dienas
  • I love how his woman is always just as excited for him. Shes awesome.

    TTPirms 21 dienas
  • Is no one going to talk about his paper size?

    Pranav GuptaPranav GuptaPirms 21 dienas
  • Mike without the swears is a major influence to children watching his videos. Take that as an idea to help you get more views and more recommendations by viewers.

    BoomyBoomyPirms 21 dienas
  • Alright the pi song time "3.14159 this is pi followed by"

    olga roqueolga roquePirms 21 dienas
  • I have another way to memorize it like 979 323 is cut as the easiest way you can memorize also you can get some special point will be easier like 0628 6208 998 6280 is just moving the digit 59230 74168 is got 0 to 9 without repeating

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  • I did it normally and i took me more time

    Tomer DanielliTomer DanielliPirms 22 dienām
  • I memeorized 100 digits of pi with a song: 3.14159 this is pi Followed by 2653589 circumfurence over diameter~ 79 then 323 OMG! Can't you see? 8462643 and now we're on a spree~ 38 and 32 now we're blue! Oh who knew? 7950 and then a 2 88 and 41 so much fun! Now we run! 97169399 then 3751 HALFWAY DONE~! 058 now don't be late 209 where's the wine? 78 its on the floor then 94459 230 we gotta go 78 we can't wait 1640268 we're almost near the end keep going! 62 we're getting through! 089! 9 on time 8628034 there's only a few more~! 82 then 53 42 11 70 and 67 We're done! Was that fun? Learning random digits so you can brag to your friends.

    Cat LoverCat LoverPirms 22 dienām
    • AND NO THIS IS NOT COPYPASTE I REALLY MEMORIZED IT 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816402686208998628034825342117067

      Cat LoverCat LoverPirms 22 dienām
  • At 1:31 my ding dong would tbh go 6 but never 7. (soft)

    Electrix DergElectrix DergPirms 22 dienām
  • That 2-3 mins of break should be something relaxing for the brain.. instead of playing video games.. going for a walk for example helps more!!

    KosFishingTeamKosFishingTeamPirms 23 dienām
  • I learned it in 2 hours with a song.

    ・Kai ・・Kai ・Pirms 23 dienām
  • Supervillain: You'll never stop this bomb from exploding Superguy! Its combination is the first 101 digits of π and even with your super speed you won't be able to try that many combinations! Mike: *Wanna hear a story bro*

    Supah HackahSupah HackahPirms 23 dienām
  • This man is a perfect example of "practice makes perfect"

    arn_2005arn_2005Pirms 24 dienām
  • Pft. You're making this too complicated. Just memorized it.

    Phillip RobertsonPhillip RobertsonPirms 25 dienām
  • 1:55 I got Toenail

    Phillip RobertsonPhillip RobertsonPirms 25 dienām
  • Yeah, see the problem is that you didn't really memorise it, you just made a story as clues to help you and you literally wrote them out on a paper to do the test. a fair alternative would be if you memorised the story and put it away during the testing.

    Saveliy GoreevSaveliy GoreevPirms 25 dienām
  • So he is a lefti🔥 Anyone noted this?❤️

    Justy PieJusty PiePirms 25 dienām
  • For the LBN you could've done lebron James

    Seth NabongSeth NabongPirms 25 dienām
  • teacher: recite pi me: tierzoo loves newzeland and leban

    Lemon BoiLemon BoiPirms 26 dienām
  • cuphead is proabably the worst game to play if you want to not be stressed

    Lemon BoiLemon BoiPirms 26 dienām
  • I just listened to the pi song a few times. 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693937510582097494459230781640628620878628034825342117067 I think so anyways

    Beary XxBeary XxPirms 26 dienām
  • In that time I got 43

    Kyle SmithKyle SmithPirms 26 dienām
  • Here's this: 11:06

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  • You have the same middle name as me

    David JaroDavid JaroPirms 27 dienām
  • Ph = PornHub

    ____Kyle____KylePirms 27 dienām
  • Hello Mike!! ***********************Good to see you after a break*********************** I have a challenge for you that even you might find interesting........... #####MAIN POINT OF THE CHALLENGE##### 1.) Learn how to play the giutar =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=HOPE YOU ACCEPT AND TRY OUT=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= PLEASE LIKE IF YOU AGREE

    Manmeet Singh RajputManmeet Singh RajputPirms 27 dienām
  • Asap science presents The 100 digits of π!!

    Gerrard 114Gerrard 114Pirms 27 dienām
  • 5:05 it’s easy , lesbian

    chris greggchris greggPirms 28 dienām
  • Im disipointed in myself im in sevent grade advance math so were learning pi and all i rememmer is 3.141592653589793238

    Nighthawk GamingNighthawk GamingPirms 28 dienām
  • I’ve memorized 125 and I’m still going. It gets difficult after a while. I’m a year and a half in.

    Gavin FriedmanGavin FriedmanPirms 28 dienām
  • I can’t even remember the months of the year

    Yt swetzYt swetzPirms 28 dienām
  • I was hopping he would learn the 100 digits of pi song it how I learnt it

    Neva NilandNeva NilandPirms 28 dienām
  • Gg youtube recommendations. If u are still reading comments from 1 yearold vids there is a asap science song about the 100 digits of pie

    Andrej ObradovićAndrej ObradovićPirms 28 dienām
  • What is tz

    Nabeel AnsarNabeel AnsarPirms 28 dienām
  • Would love a Mike Boyd cuphead playthrough

    OBOYOBOYPirms 29 dienām
  • Ummmm there is a MUCH easier way Just watch the 100 digits of pi song I swear it is easy to memorise

    Mahmoud KawasmiMahmoud KawasmiPirms 29 dienām
  • Just do 22/7 in your brain

    GGxEpsilonGGxEpsilonPirms 29 dienām
  • The pi song!

    jente vanslambrouckjente vanslambrouckPirms 29 dienām
  • I memorised 60k words in a new language. It was easy, but took time.

    James DonaghyJames DonaghyPirms Mēneša
  • I know 8,764 of P i

    RoboPlaysYTRoboPlaysYTPirms Mēneša
  • 3415159 this is pi followed by 2653589 criconfied never diameter 79 then 323 OMG cant you see? 8462643 and now were on a spree! 48 and 42 now were blue oh who knew? 7950 and then a 2 88 and 41 so much fun now a run! 51 half way done~~~~~~~~~~! 48 and dont be late! 209 where's the wine? 74 its on the floor the 94959 23 o we gotta go! 78 we cant wait 14 o 4628 were almost near the end keep going 62 were getting through always 9 at a time 62 theres only a few more! 82 then 53 42117 o and 67 were done was that fun?

    Lin LatinaLin LatinaPirms Mēneša
  • TNL cubing

    Joseph McRayJoseph McRayPirms Mēneša
  • 11am-8pm 8 hours of study?? #math lol

    Max FryerMax FryerPirms Mēneša
  • i cant help but notice that the thumbnail doesnt actually show pi correctly

    Choc O. LatteChoc O. LattePirms Mēneša
  • 3.141592653589793238462634383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067 (also 9 depending on if you count the beginning 3 as a digit.)

    AmberlonAmberlonPirms Mēneša
  • I memorized 100 digits of pi in about 2 hours from a song. I have terrible memory but I'm an auditory learner.

    AmberlonAmberlonPirms Mēneša
  • Now that I am learning the Major System, I can see where you made a mistake. You tried to rote the chart instead of using mnemonics. It is easy; believe me. By the way, I watched this video a long time ago, but have come again to watch how you memorized the chart to know if I am doing it right.

    Mostafizur RahmanMostafizur RahmanPirms Mēneša
  • I learned 150 digits in 30 minutes just by repeating it over and over again.

    Seedname101Seedname101Pirms Mēneša
    • so

      abemanqabemanqPirms 28 dienām
  • i feel like it is way harder to learn using the major system than just learning from 3.14 up to the 100th digit

    Bailey SmithBailey SmithPirms Mēneša
  • 3= Number meaning of was is the love symbol ♥️ thanks 💞 😭 🌷 🙏🏽

    Mohammad Amin ArmaniMohammad Amin ArmaniPirms Mēneša
  • “let’s take a break and play xbox to relax” *plays cuphead*

    chronicchronicPirms Mēneša
  • I'm in fifth grade and I learned this in a week. Bragging rights? Yeah.

    Shanya TisseraShanya TisseraPirms Mēneša
  • 4:03 why are you being such a douchebag? 😂😂😂

    Brodie MillarBrodie MillarPirms Mēneša
  • OK the fastest way is to learn the song imo I learned the first 37 digits in 7 minutes

    CrimsonCrimsonPirms Mēneša
  • 3.14159265858979323848487952 thats all I know

    Kylie AnnKylie AnnPirms Mēneša
  • Are you write with left hand 🙀🙀