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Pi: A 2000-Year Search Changes Direction

Victor Adamchik
Organization: Carnegie-Mellon University
Department: Computer Science
Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Page range: 11-19

A new formula can be used to compute the nth digit in a hexadecimal expansion of pi without computing any prior digits.

*Mathematics > Number Theory
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