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A Tribute to Pi
on its 300th Birthday
Are you curious about the whole hubbub about Pi*? Read on!
Early attempts to compute Pi: Archimedes.
Ellipses and other curves.
Curves of constant width.
The formulas of Viete and Wallis.
Some infinite series expressions for Pi.
Machin's use of the arctangent to compute Pi.
An amazing formula of Euler.
Pi and Fourier Series.
Pi and e.
The irrationality of Pi.
The state of the art in calculating Pi.
Pi is everywhere!
Thanks for a Pi-rrific semester!
*Everybody who is anybody is talking about it. Be there or be square.
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