Skip to main content

Excel PI function

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2022-04-29

The PI function returns the number 3.14159265358979 of the mathematical constant called pi.

Syntax

PI()

Arguments

  • This function has no arguments.

Return Value

It returns a numeric value.

Examples

The examples below demonstrate how to use the PI function in Excel.

# Example 1

To return the result of pi, just enter the formula below into a cell (such as D6 in this case), and then press Enter.

=PI()

# Example 2

To calculate the area of a circle with the radius provided in B9, you need to enter the following formula into a blank cell (such as cell D9 in this case), and then press Enter to get the result.

=PI()*(B9^2)

# Example 3

Cell D12 returns the result of multiplying pi by a number provided in cell B12 with the formula below:

=PI()*B12

# Example 4

The PI function can also be used to convert angle degrees to radians.

As shown in the screenshot below, in range B6:B14, there is a list of angel degrees, to convert these angle degrees to corresponding radians, you need to:

Select a blank cell, enter the following formula and press the Enter key to get the first result. Then drag its AutoFill Handle down to get the radians of other angle degrees.

=B6*PI()/180


Related Functions

Excel SQRTPI function
The SQRTPI function returns the square root of a supplied number multiplied by pi.


The Best Office Productivity Tools

Kutools for Excel - Helps You To Stand Out From Crowd

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates  |  Delete Blank Rows  |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data  |  Round without Formula ...
Super VLookup: Multiple Criteria  |  Multiple Value  |  Across Multi-Sheets  |  Fuzzy Lookup...
Adv. Drop-down List: Easy Drop Down List  |  Dependent Drop Down List  |  Multi-select Drop Down List...
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  Compare Columns to Select Same & Different Cells ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus  |  Design View  |  Big Formula Bar  |  Workbook & Sheet Manager | Resource Library (Auto Text)  |  Date Picker  |  Combine Worksheets  |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells  |  Send Emails by List  |  Super Filter  |  Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters ...)  |  50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart ...)  |  40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday ...)  |  19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path ...)  |  12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion ...)  |  7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Excel Cells ...)  |  ... and more

Kutools for Excel Boasts Over 300 Features, Ensuring That What You Need is Just A Click Away...

Description


Office Tab - Enable Tabbed Reading and Editing in Microsoft Office (include Excel)

  • One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
  • Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
  • Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
  • Brings Efficient Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Edge and Firefox.
Comments (0)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
There are no comments posted here yet
Leave your comments
Posting as Guest
×
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations