Chapter 3

How Far Away Is Infinity?

Jörg Waldvogel


Problem 3

3.1 A First Look · 3.2 Extrapolation · 3.3 The Power Method · 3.4 Second-Order Perturbation Theory · 3.5 Summation Formulas: Real Analysis · 3.6 Summation Formulas: Complex Analysis

Solution is known to 273 digits.


Other Material

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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