Date: Mar 12, 2011 10:35 AM Author: rossum Subject: Re: Pi as binary number On Fri, 11 Mar 2011 21:12:14 -0800, Barry Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>There is also an algorithm which will let you calculate any particular
>digit in the hex representation of pi without needing to calculate the
>ones that come before it.
The Bailey?Borwein?Plouffe formula.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bailey?Borwein?Plouffe_formula for
intro and references.