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Mathematics of Computation

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Rational approximations to $\pi$
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by K. Y. Choong, D. E. Daykin and C. R. Rathbone PDF
Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 387-392 Request permission


Using an IBM 1130 computer, we have generated the first 20,000 partial quotients in the ordinary continued-fraction representation of $\pi$.
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  • © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 387-392
  • MSC: Primary 10F20; Secondary 10-04
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  • MathSciNet review: 0300981