BBP.frink

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// Implements the Bailey-Borwein-Plouffe algorithm to find the hexadecimal
// digits of pi.
//
// http://crd.lbl.gov/~dhbailey/

setPrecision[100]

pi = 0
for k = 0 to 100
{
   k8 = 8k
   term = 4/(k8 +1) - 2/(k8 + 4) - 1/(k8 + 5) - 1/(k8 + 6)
   pi = pi + 16^-k term
   println["$term\t" + 1. * pi]
}


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