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How to Use Pi in Google Sheets (2024 Guide)

May 8, 2024

How to Use Pi in Google Sheets

Step 1: Enter the Formula for Pi

Type = into the cell to begin your formula. After the equals sign, type PI(). Make sure to press the Enter key on your keyboard.

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Step 2: Check the Result

Once you press Enter, the cell will display the value of Pi. It will show a numerical approximation of Pi.

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Step 3: Using Pi in Calculations

If you want to use Pi in a calculation (for instance, to calculate the circumference of a circle), you can include the PI() function in your formula. For example, to calculate the circumference of a circle with a radius of 5, you would use the formula =2*PI()*5.

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How to Insert Pi in Google Sheets

To quickly insert the Pi symbol (π), you would use the Unicode or ASCII code for the Pi symbol. In Google Sheets, the Unicode for the Pi symbol is 960. Therefore, you would use =CHAR(960).

Below is how you can input it:

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how to insert pi in google sheets

We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding of how to use Pi in Google Sheets. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our articles on how to swap cells in Google Sheets and how to capitalize the first letter in Google Sheets.

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