Explicit Ramanujan-type approximations to pi of high order

  • J. M. Borwein
  • P. B. Borwein
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Abstract

We combine previously developed work with a variety of Ramanujan’s higher order modular equations to make explicit, in very simple form, algebraic approximations to π which converge with orders including 7, 11, 15 and 23.

Keywords

Ramanujan-type approximations recursive approximation to pi 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Borwein
    • 1
  • P. B. Borwein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computing ScienceDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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