PI( )

This MySQL function returns by default the first five decimal places of the number pi.

Syntax

Below is the syntax for this command. Text within square brackets (i.e, [ and ] ) are optional. Choices are separated by bars (i.e, | ). Ellipses preceded by a comma indicates a repeating pattern. Ellipses before or after syntax are used to highlight a relevant except from the larger syntax. Text displayed in italic letters represent text that should be replaced with the specific names related to the database (e.g., column with the name of the column).

PI( )

Explanation

This function returns by default the first five decimal places of the number pi. You can adjust it to include more decimal places by adding a mask to the end of the function. There is no argument within the parentheses of the function.

Examples

SELECT PI( ), PI( ) + 0.0000000000;

+----------+----------------------+
| PI( )    | PI( ) + 0.0000000000 |
+----------+----------------------+
| 3.141593 |         3.1415926536 |
+----------+----------------------+