# Life of Pi (π): Calculating its Value

### Condensing thousands of years of mathematical progress into a few lines of JavaScript!

Hello there!

Recently, there were many headlines celebrating how we’ve managed to calculate pi to the 100 trillionth digit:

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. One…hundred...trillion…digits. That’s a lot of digits, if I do say so myself! All of this got me asking a more fundamental question. * How would we calculate pi in the first place?* Answering …

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