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

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 don mcdonald Posts: 204 Registered: 12/12/04
Re: 206,158,430,000digits of pi
Posted: Sep 28, 1999 6:28 AM

On 26 Sep 1999, Antreas P. Hatzipolakis wrote:

> Date: 26 Sep 1999 11:49:19 -0400
> From: "Antreas P. Hatzipolakis" <xpolakis@hol.gr>
> Newsgroups: sci.math
> Subject: Re: 206,158,430,000digits of pi
>
> 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.
> >>

How do you get the size of the array?
I figure 42^2*13*29*31*10^4
= 206 158 680 000.

> >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.)

pi = 22x44x66xx55x5. contains every digit 0 to ..9.
1/pi pandigital, contains every digit 0 .. to ..9.
I recommend square book the joy of pi. ?Blatner?
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> APH

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Date Subject Author
9/22/99 Stuart A. Lyster
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