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Where can I get an uninterrupted string of Pi digits greater than 1 million? (By which I mean NO PARAGRAPHS! Although spaces are acceptable.) Also, where can I obtain any number of Pi digits in any format greater than 500 million?



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Try one of the following sites. The problem with finding a number to a large number of significant figures are random errors that might occur in the algorithm or in just the printing. To get 'pi' to 1 million correct digits requires an accuracy in the computer memory of 1/1,000,000 dibits. A "dibit" is one binary unit analogous to digits which are base 10.

http://pw1.netcom.com/~mrlucky/pi.html

ftp://sailor.gutenberg.org/pub/gutenberg/etext93/pimil10.txt

http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/projects/ISC/data/pi.html

http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Math/Recreations/Specific_Numbers/P i/Digits/?il=1

Vince Calder



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