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Rational approximations to $\pi$

Authors: K. Y. Choong, D. E. Daykin and C. R. Rathbone
Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 387-392
MSC: Primary 10F20; Secondary 10-04
MathSciNet review: 0300981
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Abstract: 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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Keywords: Continued fraction, best rational approximation, algorithm
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society