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RE: Could someone verify a long Pi calculation in Version 4 for me?

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  • Subject: [mg36743] RE: [mg36723] Could someone verify a long Pi calculation in Version 4 for me?
  • From: "DrBob" <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 04:32:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Maybe there's a faster way -- I hope so! -- but here's my answer:

n = 2^26
Timing[RealDigits[N[Pi - 3, n], 10, 20, 19 - n]]

67108864
{15027.922*Second,
  {{3, 3, 8, 6, 3, 2, 2, 0, 8, 9, 6, 2, 2, 3, 4, 0, 9, 8, 0, 3},
-67108844}}

hrMinSec[15027.922]
{4*"hours", 10*"minutes", 27.92200000000048*"seconds"}

Bobby Treat

-----Original Message-----
From: zeno [mailto:zeno1234 at mindspring.com] 
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg36743] [mg36723] Could someone verify a long Pi calculation in Version
4 for me?

Could someone calculate the number Pi to 67,108,864 (2^26) decimal
places
for me in Version 4 and post here or email me the last 20 digits or so.

I would do it but I only have Version 3 and it would take way to long..

I made the calculation in another program and would like to verify its
results. Thanks so much...






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