The Life of Pi: From Archimedes to Eniac and Beyond

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The Life of Pi: From Archimedes to Eniac and Beyond

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Number of pages: 29

The desire to understand Pi, the challenge, and originally the need, to calculate ever more accurate values of Pi, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, has challenged mathematicians -- great and less great -- for many many centuries and, especially recently, Pi has provided compelling examples of computational mathematics. Pi, uniquely in mathematics is pervasive in popular culture and the popular imagination.

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