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Re: Printing digits of Pi

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  • Subject: [mg46713] Re: Printing digits of Pi
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 19:10:11 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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if you have a 32 bit computer the 4 GByte are the upper limit
because the address space is limited to 4 GByte.


cmduncan at wrote:
> Hello!  I am having an issue with printing the digits of Pi that mathematica
> calculates.  I can get a screen print of the digits to about 20 million but
> interested in ~32 million digits. Using the N command, I can get Mathematica
> to determine the ~32 million digits but not print them to the screen.  I get a
> message "Out of Memory".  Running at 4GB of physical memory should be
> sufficient?  Right?  Is there a way for Mathematica to create an output file
> to print the digits for a given amount (i.e. 10 million versus 100 million)?
> Is there a way to allow Mathematica to utilitize more physical memory than
> defaulted?  Thanks for the help
> Chris Duncan
> cmduncan at

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