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A History of Pi Paperback – 15 Jul 1976

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Product details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: St Martin's Press; 3rd edition edition (15 July 1976)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312381859
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312381851
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 1.5 x 20.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 363,614 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A pure delight . . . Entirely offbeat, which gives it its charm." --"The Denver Post"
"A very readable account." --"Science"
"A cheerful work." --"Scientific American"


A pure delight . . . Entirely offbeat, which gives it its charm. "The Denver Post"

A very readable account. "Science"

A cheerful work. "Scientific American""

-A pure delight . . . Entirely offbeat, which gives it its charm.- --The Denver Post

-A very readable account.- --Science

-A cheerful work.- --Scientific American



"A pure delight . . . Entirely offbeat, which gives it its charm." --The Denver Post

"A very readable account." --Science

"A cheerful work." --Scientific American

Synopsis

Documents the calculation, numerical value, and use of the ratio from 2000 B.C. to the modern computer age, detailing social conditions in eras when progress was made.

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