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The Discovery of the Series Formula for π by Leibniz, Gregory and Nilakantha

  • Ranjan Roy

Abstract

The formula for π mentioned in the title of this article is
$$ \frac{\pi }{4} = 1 - \frac{1}{3} + \frac{1}{5} - \frac{1}{7} + \cdots . $$
(1)

Keywords

Infinite Series Indian Work Binomial Theorem English Mathematician Indian Mathematician 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranjan Roy
    • 1
  1. 1.Beloit CollegeBeloitUSA

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