Ivars Peterson's MathLand

A Passion for Pi


Ivars Peterson's MathLand

March 11, 1996


In this article, Ivar Peterson writes about the many fascinations people have with pi. He introduces readers to the wide range of activities pi enthusiasts have attempted--from developing various mnemonic devices in order to encode pi, to computing the value of pi to a record of 4.3 billions of digits.

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