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Topic: e, pi and the 10th degree polynomial
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Re: e, pi and the 10th degree polynomial
Posted: Jul 24, 2010 10:33 PM
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On Jul 24, 10:30 pm, "Jon" <jon8...@peoplepc.com> wrote:
> "Virgil" <Vir...@home.esc> wrote in message
> news:Virgil-8F0A7F.22431423072010@bignews.usenetmonster.com...

> > In article <psudnbNgP4yS99fRnZ2dnUVZ_hqdn...@earthlink.com>,
> > "Jon" <jon8...@peoplepc.com> wrote:

> >>http://jons-math.bravehost.com/eandpi.html
> > I find that you first summation is about 1.58195 which is not half of pi.
> > I find that you second sum works out to be about 16.4, which is not even
> > close to half of pi.

> It's close enough to be of significance.

That sentence is just nonsense. One can get "close" to pi/2 with any
number of finite sums.

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