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Two Methods for Approximating \(\pi\)

by Chien-Lih Hwang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 2006

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Real Analysis | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

The author summarizes a variety of ways to approximate \(\pi\).

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Theoretical Issues
Sequences and Series | Approximations: pi, e, natural logarithms
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