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Estimating PI without a calculator
04-17-2014, 12:18 AM
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RE: Estimating PI without a calculator
(04-16-2014 02:41 AM)Thomas Klemm Wrote:  
(04-15-2014 06:49 PM)Don Williams Wrote:  It seems we don't need RPN.

Who said we can't do it with RPN?
00 { 8 Byte Prgm }
01 2
02 STO* ST Z
03 +
05 STO/ ST Y
06 END

Start with:

Then just keep hitting the [R/S] key.


I'm struggling with the concept of hitting an R/S key (or any other key, for that matter) when the topic is about estimating pi WITHOUT a calculator. Just to be precise, I took my Castell-Novo Duplex 2/83N, aligned the 22 on the C scale with 7 on the D scale, moved the cursor over to the 10 on the D scale, and bold as brass on the C scale was the symbol for pi. So there...
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RE: Estimating PI without a calculator - JimP - 04-17-2014 12:18 AM

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