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Topic: Prime numbers and pi
Replies: 33   Last Post: Dec 10, 2012 3:43 PM

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 Franz Gnaedinger Posts: 330 Registered: 4/30/07
Re: Prime numbers and pi
Posted: Apr 14, 2009 9:17 AM

Sorry for not understanding the connection between Hui
or Tartaglia or Pascal's Triangle and pi. Please make it
very simple. Like this. The square of the sum of a line
divided by the square of the middle number and again by
the second number approximates a number in the order of
1.61:

4x4 / 2x2x2 = 2

16x16 / 6x6x4 = 1.77777...

64x64 / 20x20x6 = 1.70666...

256x256 / 70x70x8 = 1.67188...

1024x1024 / 252x252x10 = 1.65119...

4096x4096 / 924x924x12 = 1.63755...

16384x16384 / 3432x3432x14 = 1.627860...

What operation must I carry out in oder to approximate
pi? and where do the primes come in?