Two famous series for pi

Swain, Mayadhar (2021) Two famous series for pi. At Right Angles (10). pp. 81-83. ISSN 2582-1873

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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
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