Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: 206,158,430,000 digits of pi
Replies: 28   Last Post: Oct 11, 1999 9:09 AM

 Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
 Antreas P. Hatzipolakis Posts: 1,376 Registered: 12/3/04
Re: 206,158,430,000digits of pi
Posted: Sep 26, 1999 8:45 AM

Steve Gray wrote:

>On Tue, 21 Sep 1999 23:03:43 -0700, "SAL" <lyster@istar.ca> wrote:
>

>>The Kanada math lab at the University of Tokyo has just computed
>>206,158,430,000 digits of pi. This is a new world's record.
>>

>GRAY:
> To save time, they should have computed only 206,158,429,999
>digits, because everyone knows that the first digit is 3.
>
>

Actually to save time they did NOT compute 206,158,430,001 digits....
:-)

------------

206,158,430,000-th digits of pi and 1/pi;
pi : 22144 96687 55157 30964
1/pi: 96680 12734 08711 53514
^
206,158,430,000-th
(First digit '3' for pi or '0' for 1/pi is not included in the above
count.)

------------

APH

Date Subject Author
9/22/99 Stuart A. Lyster
9/22/99 Russell Harper
9/22/99 Clive Tooth
9/22/99 Paul Hughett
9/22/99 Clive Tooth
9/22/99 Kurt Foster
9/22/99 Dann Corbit
9/23/99 Michael Jorgensen
9/23/99 Martin Knopman
9/26/99 Matthew Smith
9/26/99 Richard Carr
9/26/99 Martin Knopman
9/22/99 Stuart A. Lyster
9/23/99 Phil Carmody
9/22/99 Duran Castore
9/22/99 HH
9/22/99 Stuart A. Lyster
9/23/99 Duran Castore
9/23/99 Nico Benschop
9/23/99 Dann Corbit
9/25/99 Steve Gray
9/26/99 Antreas P. Hatzipolakis
9/28/99 don mcdonald
9/29/99 don mcdonald
10/10/99 Arthur Dardia
10/10/99 Domnei
10/10/99 Marion
10/11/99 don mcdonald
10/11/99 Marion