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Topic: [HM] Pi and Snell book Cyclometricus
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Humberto Jose Bortolossi

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[HM] Pi and Snell book Cyclometricus
Posted: Apr 5, 2006 12:37 PM
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Greetings! I'm looking for the ancient Snellius (Snell) Cyclometricus
(Cyclometricvs) article (or its translation) about the computation of
pi (quadrature of the circle). Is it available online? It seems Snell
has arrived to an acceleration method to compute pi using only geometric
reasoning. After calculus, this acceleration is explained using Taylor
Any references are welcome!
Thanks in advance,

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