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

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg36758] Re: Could someone verify a long Pi calculation in Version 4 for me?
  • From: zeno <zeno1234 at mindspring.com>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 03:32:57 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <amjvav$g18$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Thanks.

Could you tell me the CPU you used and its speed etc...i am curious,
thanks. It would be interesting to compare Version 4s Pi performance to
other programs out there.

In article <amjvav$g18$1 at smc.vnet.net>, DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com> wrote:

> 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: [mg36758]  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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