Chapter 7
Too Large to Be Easy,
Too Small to Be Hard
Problem 7
7.1 A First Look · 7.2 Solving It Directly · 7.3 Solving It Iteratively · 7.4 How Many Digits Are Correct? · 7.5 Solving It Exactly
Exact rational solution is known: 97,389-digits numerator, 97,389-digits denominator (courtesy of Jean-Guillaume Dumas).
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This is a web page for the book:
Folkmar Bornemann, Dirk
Laurie, Stan Wagon, Jörg Waldvogel: The SIAM 100-Digit Challenge, A Study in
High-Accuracy Numerical Computing. Society of Industrial and Applied
Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia, 2004.
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