ERIC Number: EJ464697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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A Rapidly Converging Recursive Approach to Pi.
Dence, Joseph B.; Dence, Thomas P.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n2 p121-24 Feb 1993
Presents an algorithm to estimate pi by approximating a unit circle with a sequence of inscribed regular polygons. Demonstrates the application of the algorithm with a hand-held calculator and an Apple computer. Provides a program to calculate pi in Pascal programing language. (12 references) (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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