ERIC Number: EJ502088
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Archimedes and Pi-Revisited.
Bidwell, James K.
School Science and Mathematics, v94 n3 p127-29 Mar 1994
Archimedes' method for estimating the value of pi is developed and compared with the Gregory-Machin infinite series method. Programs for the TI-81 calculator for finding the upper and lower bounds using the classical method and estimating pi using infinite series are provided.(Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Mathematics Activities; Pi (Mathematics)