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Lee Sau Dan ~{ at nJX6X~} sdlee at faith.csis.hku.hk
Mon Nov 22 20:22:01 EST 1999

>>>>> "Jure" == Jure Sah <jure.sah at guest.arnes.si> writes:

    Jure> Memorizing pi?  In what form?  It's easy to remember: 22/7

That's  too  imprecise.   The  Chinese  did know  long  ago  a  better
approximation that  is easy to  remember: 355/113.  But none  of these
are more precise than 4*arctan(1).

    Jure> Or do you think digit's: 3.1415927 (That's the pi value I
    Jure> memorized from my calculator.)  So how many digits?

Can't you count?

Lee Sau Dan                     $(0,X)wAV(B(Big5)                    ~{@nJX6X~}(HZ) 
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