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A Common Book of Pi

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Author:Neal Carothers
Description: A brief history of extended precision approximations of pi, including Archimedes' method for estimating pi, a proof that pi is irrational, a page full of formulas used to estimate pi over the centuries, and a brief look at a modern algorithm used to compute pi. Also a list of references for further reading and a list of other pages devoted to pi on the Web.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Link Listings, Books, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Pi, History and Biography

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