(O.T.) Happy Pi Approximation Day! 'e*XROOT(12,e^(3*4)+5.6789)' (N.T.)


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07222009, 05:04 PM
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07222009, 05:32 PM
Very nice.  Pauli ▼
07222009, 06:02 PM
Thanks! It took me only five minutes or so to find this one on the 12C:
3.141592654 Gerson. ▼
07222009, 06:37 PM
Five seconds on a 48G gave me this: 1146408/364913 The old regular 22/7 is a bit easier to remember. Mark ▼
07222009, 07:10 PM
But neither of them use the digits 1 through 9 in order :)  Pauli
07222009, 07:25 PM
Archimedes' upper bound for Pi is better because it was obtained by reasoning rather than sheer luck. MathWord has plenty of Pi approximations to choose from: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PiApproximations.html Regards, Gerson.  P. S.: The 33s gives instantly this even better and still easy to remember approximation:)
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Edited: 22 July 2009, 7:35 p.m. 
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