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by Ima Snidely




Contains an approximation for the value of the number known at "pi" -- using about 100 pages! It's a goofy novelty book, and it should be noted that your phone number is probably listed somewhere inside! The book contains all of your favorite digits from 0 to 9, including 4, 7 and 8! As a bonus, the fact that it covers only one topic means that no annoying index is needed. This and other books by the same author are available at ApplecreekBooks.weebly.com.
Download The Approximate Value of Pi: A Coffee Table Madddness Book epub
ISBN: 1450526195
ISBN13: 978-1450526197
Category: Humor
Subcategory: Humor
Author: Ima Snidely
Language: English
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 30, 2010)
Pages: 100 pages
ePUB size: 1952 kb
FB2 size: 1458 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 269
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Chillhunter
Perhaps I was hoping for too much, but despite offering pages and pages of digits, it appears that this value is only correct for the first ~600 digits, which is about a third of the first page. Even on the first page, whole blocks (50 digits) repeat. It looks like someone just jumped on a 10-key, messed around with copy and paste, then changed a number here and there to hide their shame.

Naturally, this is not the point of the book, which is explicitly stated as "for entertainment purposes only". However, I don't think it's too much to ask for accuracy past 600 digits when the precision is given to ~2 million digits. Just for a frame of reference, pi was calculated to 10 trillion decimal places in 2011, and the value is readily available on the net.
Moogura
This book is SO worth the money in the giggles it induces. The look on the faces of the math teachers and students at my school was totally worth it. Sure, it's nonsense. Totally a waste of everything. But who cares? It could easily be the Pet rock of the new Millenium!