Two famous series for pi
Swain, Mayadhar (2021) Two famous series for pi. At Right Angles (10). pp. 8183. ISSN 25821873
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Abstract
Pi is an interesting and mysterious number in mathematics. Mathematicians have been interested in this number for the last 4000 years, and work on it is still going on. Its definition is very simple: it is defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It does not matter how big or small the circle is, the ratio stays the same. Its approximate value is 3.14159. In this article, we discuss two famous infinite series for pi
Item Type:  Articles in APF Magazines  

Authors:  Swain, Mayadhar  
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Approximations to pi, Infinite series, Definite integrals, Inverse trigonometric functions, Ptolemy, Aryabhata, Aryabhatiya, Madhava, Shanks, Irrational number, Transcendental number  
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics  
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles  
Full Text Status:  Public  
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2757  
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