The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 40–45 | Cite as

Adam Adamandy Kochański’s Approximations of π: Reconstruction of the Algorithm

  • Henryk FukśEmail author


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The author acknowledges partial financial support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in the form of a Discovery Grant. He also thanks Prof. Danuta Makowiec for help in acquiring relevant literature, Rev. Prof. Bogdan Lisiak SJ for prompt and helpful replies to inquires regarding A. A. Kochański and his works, as well as Prof. Witold Więsław for correction and clarification of a few historical details.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBrock UniversitySt. CatharinesCanada

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