Pi day: Google employee sets a new record for calculating value of pi

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    Google’s employee from Japan Emma Haruko Lwao and her colleagues use this Google cloud computing powers to break the world record for calculating Pi to the highest number of digit- 31,415,926,535,897 digits, the previous record has been broken which was of 22,459,157,718,361 digits set back in 2016. That’s 9 Trillion More than the previous record.

    According to Google, to complete this task Lwao had to run 5 benchmark application called y-cruncher on 25 Google Cloud virtual machine for about 121 days.

    Google has explained how the mathematics of the calculation worked in their latest post.