sorry if i'm being horribly ignorant here, but how exactly do you go about calculating pi out to the _th digit?
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sorry if i'm being horribly ignorant here, but how exactly do you go about calculating pi out to the _th digit?
Here's my lazy answer:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calculating_Pi
Isn't Wiki great?
Yeah. Here's another one that may be useful.Quote:
Originally Posted by Neutrino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Pi_algorithms
Or if you are lazy try the taylor expansion for arctan - its slow but easier to do on paper.
I've got one as well, probably the longest explanation you will ever find:
http://www.streamsystems.com.au/
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