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Tangent Sequences, World Records, Pi, and the Meaning of Life: Some Applications of Number Theory to Calculus

I. Rosenholtz
Journal / Anthology

Mathematics Magazine
Year: 1999
Volume: 72
Issue: 5
Page range: 367-376

Rosenholtz proves some interesting facts about sequences of the form (tan n)/n^k for fixed k, drawing on number theory and the continued-fraction expansions of irrational numbers like pi.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus
*Mathematics > Number Theory

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