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Re: to calculate the value of π

by fisher (Priest)
on Sep 04, 2013 at 13:31 UTC ( #1052342=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to to calculate the value of π

in addition to previous comment I have to point out that you can't just use a usual division operator (4-4/3 ...) cause then you will found yourself restrained into IEEE 754 boundary (fixed mantissa length).

you need to implement your own tricky iterative algorithm using pure integer arithmetics. Good luck!


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Re^2: to calculate the value of π
by keszler (Priest) on Sep 04, 2013 at 13:46 UTC

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