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Mathematical Constants
Mathematica incorporates the latest algorithms—some original to Wolfram Research—for evaluating mathematical constants to any number of digits of precision. For basic constants like and , millions of digits can routinely be computed in seconds.
Pi () — pi (entered as Esc p Esc)
E () — exponential constant (entered as Esc ee Esc "exponential ")
Degree (°) — conversion factor from radians to degrees (entered as Esc deg Esc)
GoldenRatio golden ratio
EulerGamma Euler's constant
StieltjesGamma Stieltjes constants
Catalan Catalan's constant
Glaisher Glaisher's constant
Khinchin Khinchin's constant
ChampernowneNumber Champernowne numbers
I () — (entered as Esc ii Esc "imaginary ")
Root general root of a polynomial
N evaluate to any precision
RealDigits list of digits
ContinuedFraction continued fraction expansion
FullSimplify simplify symbolic expressions involving constants