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Author:Adamchik, Wagon
Description: A New Formula for Pi: David Bailey of NASA/Ames and Peter Borwein and Simon Plouffe of the Centre for Experimental and Computational Mathematics at Simon Fraser University (BBP) have discovered a remarkable and remarkably simple new formula for Pi. Sum Subtleties; Far-Out Hex Digits; A General Method for Finding Formulas (and Proofs); And Still More; A Powerful Closed Form; Conclusion; References. Read the paper online in HTML, or download it as a MathematicaV3.0 Notebook or Postscript document.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Pi

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