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### Is $22/7$ equal to the $\pi$ constant? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simple numerical methods for calculating the digits of Pi How the letter 'pi' came in mathematics? When I calculate the value of $22/7$ on a calculator, I get a ...
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### How to calculate π [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simple numerical methods for calculating the digits of Pi How do people/computers calculate π? Im sure long ago, someone just took a measurement of the circumference of ...
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### How is the value of $\pi$ calculated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simple numerical methods for calculating the digits of Pi How is the value of $\pi$ calculated ? I read, $\pi \approx 22/7$
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### Calculate value of $\pi$ to millionth digit? [duplicate]

** I wanted to calculate the value of $\pi$ till millionth digit precision ,but I really cannot think of any proper procedure to calculate it ** Can individual nth digit after decimal be calculated ?
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### How do you calculate the decimal expansion of an irrational number?

Just curious, how do you calculate an irrational number? Take $\pi$ for example. Computers have calculated $\pi$ to the millionth digit and beyond. What formula/method do they use to figure this out? ...
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### Series that converge to $\pi$ quickly

I know the series, $4-{4\over3}+{4\over5}-{4\over7}...$ converges to $\pi$ but I have heard many people say that while this is a classic example, there are series that converge much faster. Does ...
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### Is there a simple test for uniform distributions?

I have a function that (more or less) is supposed to select a small number $m$ of random numbers from the range $[1,n]$ (for some $n \gg m$) and I need to test that it work. Is there an easy to ...
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### Euler's Approximation of pi.

I recently stumbled across the formula: $$\pi=20\arctan\frac{1}{7}+8\arctan\frac{3}{79}$$ developed by Euler, for approximating pi. I evaluated it to several thousand decimal places and up to that ...
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### Ways to determine $\pi$ [duplicate]

I have read that it is possible to determine the value of a single digit, say the 874th of $\pi$. I know that it is a trascentental number, how is that possible? How many ways are there to determine ...