BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 538–540 | Cite as

A very rapidly convergent product expansion for π

  • J. M. Borwein
  • P. B. Borwein
Scientific Notes


Computational Mathematic Convergent Product 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Borwein
    • 1
  • P. B. Borwein
    • 1
  1. 1.Dalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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