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Published: 23/05/2014
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Estimating pi by substitution – a calculator/spreadsheet exercise

This resource introduces students to the Gauss and Legendre estimation of pi. Instructions are given to allow the students to calculate pi using the iterative process. The teaching notes provide answers and the Excel formulae.      

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Joan Wright
Joan Wright
An exercise for students to attempt a few would be great
Posted on 20th July 2016

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