Ivars Peterson's MathLand

A Passion for Pi

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Ivars Peterson's MathLand

March 11, 1996

Summary:

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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