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Mathematical constants and computation

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Author:Xavier Gourdon and Pascal Sebah
Description: How famous mathematical constants were computed in the past, and current ways of obtaining them: pi, e, the logarithmic constant, square root of 2, Euler's constant, and Apery's constant. Also algorithms (arbitrary precision computation; FFT based multiplication of large numbers; Binary splitting method; Inverse and n-th root of large numbers; Newton's iteration), programs for computing constants, number theory, and miscellaneous (quotes, the gamma function, the Riemann zeta function, and more).

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Quotations, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Prime Numbers, e, Pi, Algorithms, Analytic Number Theory

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