###### Did you know…Among the digits of pi currently known, the concentration of each of the digits 0-9 are pretty close to equal. However, in the first 30 places of pi’s decimal expansion, there is a digit is completely missing? Which digit is it? (taken from http://mathforum.org)

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- Below you will see the first 98 digits of pi. Record the number of times each digit appears. Which digit is not used in the first 30 places? Record your discovery in the comment section.

## 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628620899862803482534211706

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As far as I can see, 1 appears 8 times, 2 appears 12 times, 3 appears 12 times, 4 appears 7 times, 5 appears 8 times, 6 appears 8 times, 7 appears 7 times, 8 appears 11 times, 9 appears 11 times and 0 appears 8 times. The only digit that doesn’t appear in the first 30 places is 0.

0! I look through and started at 1 and then I made a chart and realized I forgot zero!

Zero is the right answer because there is no 0 in the first 30 places.

0 is not in the first 30 digits

Zero is not in the first 30 digits