James Whitbread Lee Glaisher Quote

The value of [pi] has engaged the attention of many mathematicians and calculators from the time of Archimedes to the present day, and has been computed from so many different formulae, that a complete account of its calculation would almost amount to a history of mathematics.


In: William Dunham, The Genius of Euler: Reflections on His Life and Work, On the History of Euler's Constant (p. 147)

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The value of [pi] has engaged the attention of many mathematicians and calculators from the time of Archimedes to the present day, and has been...

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The value of [pi] has engaged the attention of many mathematicians and calculators from the time of Archimedes to the present day, and has been...

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The value of [pi] has engaged the attention of many mathematicians and calculators from the time of Archimedes to the present day, and has been...

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The value of [pi] has engaged the attention of many mathematicians and calculators from the time of Archimedes to the present day, and has been...