 # How To Use PI()

Description

Returns the value of Pi to 14 decimal places.

Common questions about the PI formula:
1. What does the PI formula do?
2. What is the syntax for the PI formula?
3. How can the PI formula be used in Google Sheets?

How can the PI formula be used appropriately:
The PI formula can be used to calculate the mathematical constant π. It can be used to calculate the circumference of a circle, the area and circumference of objects and can also be used for more advanced modeling.

How can the PI formula be commonly mistyped:
The PI formula is often mistyped as “PIE” instead of “PI”.

What are some common ways the PI formula is used inappropriately:
The PI formula can be misused to generate arbitrary numbers or calculate results that have no practical use.

What are some common pitfalls when using the PI formula:
Inaccurate results can occur when using the PI formula with large data sets or large numbers.

What are the common mistakes when using the PI Formula:
The most common mistake when using the PI formula is mistyping it as “PIE” instead of “PI”.

What are common misconceptions people might have with the PI Formula:
Some people may think that the PI formula only generates whole numbers when calculating results, when in fact the calculated results can be decimal numbers.

How To Actually Use PI() in Sheets

`PI()`

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Calculations and Functions: Introduction to Programming with Google Sheets 02-A

Here we introduce the idea of calculations and functions and how you can use spreadsheets to work with data.

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