Memorising Pi: Gaurav Raja breaks record

Gaurav Raja can't explain how he memorized such a big slice of pi. The 15-year-old from Salem, Va., insists that there is no trick to memorizing 10,980 digits of pi, a feat that makes him the North American record-holder

Gaurav has become a mathematical legend despite being a rising senior at Salem High School. In an after-school gathering Monday, he broke the 27-year-old North American pi memorization record of 10,625 digits set by David Fiore of Swiftwater, Pa.

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