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Some modular identities of Ramanujan useful in approximating π

Borwein, Jonathan M. (1985) Some modular identities of Ramanujan useful in approximating π. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 95 . pp. 365-371. ISSN 0002-9939

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Abstract

We show how various modular identities due to Ramanujan may be used to produce simple high order approximations to π. Various specializations are considered and the Gaussian arithmetic geometric mean formula for π is rederived as a consequence.

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Depositing User: Mrs Naghmana Tehseen
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2015 10:35
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URI: https://docserver.carma.newcastle.edu.au/id/eprint/1616

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