The quest for pi

Bailey, D.H.; Borwein, J.M.
January 1997
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
Discusses the analysis and computation of the mathematical constant, pi. Ancient approximations; Derivation by calculus; Computer evaluations in the 20th century; Innovations in the computation of the pi; Challenge of continually increasing precision.


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