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Arbitrary Precision Calculation Of Pi

  • To: MATHGROUP at yoda.physics.unc.edu
  • Subject: Arbitrary Precision Calculation Of Pi
  • From: Paul E Howland <PEHOWLAND%CCF.dnet at hermes.dra.hmg.gb>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Mar 1994 13:49:27 GMT

Mathgroupers,

A colleague of mine asked me how Mathematica calculates Pi to an arbitrary
precision.  I haven't a clue.  Do any of you know?!

Yours in anticipation

Paul E Howland                         

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Malvern, Worcs, WR14 3PS, UK.                      
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