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e, pi and the 10th degree polynomial
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Jul 24, 2010 10:43 PM



Ron
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Re: e, pi and the 10th degree polynomial
Posted:
Jul 24, 2010 10:33 PM


On Jul 24, 10:30 pm, "Jon" <jon8...@peoplepc.com> wrote: > "Virgil" <Vir...@home.esc> wrote in message > > news:Virgil8F0A7F.22431423072010@bignews.usenetmonster.com... > > > In article <psudnbNgP4yS99fRnZ2dnUVZ_hqdn...@earthlink.com>, > > "Jon" <jon8...@peoplepc.com> wrote: > > >>http://jonsmath.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.



