in reply to Re: one-liner pi
in thread one-liner pi

Hi japhy,
Correct! I'm still looking for a little something more, though (I did ++ you). This algorithm historically is attributed to someone. Do you know who that someone is? (Hint: He's dead)

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Re: Re: Re: one-liner pi
by MrNobo1024 (Hermit) on Feb 15, 2001 at 20:57 UTC
    Gregory and Leibniz both discovered that formula.
      You're right! They both discovered this algorithm independently of each other in the 1670's. -zeno