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ERIC Number: EJ407681
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Experimental Pi.
Corris, G.
Mathematics in School, v19 n1 p18-21 Jan 1990
Discusses the calculation of pi by means of experimental methods. Polygon circle ratios, Archimedes' method, Buffon's needles, a Monte Carlo method, and prime number approaches are used. Presents three BASIC programs for the calculations. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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