Chapter 7

Too Large to Be Easy,
Too Small to Be Hard

Folkmar Bornemann


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).

The first 10,002 digits.




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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