Approximate the value of PI

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      RandiHoltermann
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      Hi guys. I’m pretty new to C program. I’ve been given this assignment to write a program that asks the user thow many terms of the serires equation to use in approximating PI. The formula given is pi=4X(1- 1/3 + 1/5 – 1/7 + 1/9 – 1/11 + 1/13 – ….)

      Here is the script that I’ve written but I’m stuck. Please advice. My alogarithm might be wrong

    • #3446
      glimpse
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      I don’t understand so much from mathemics, but a problem migth be, that your variable i is an integer value.
      Something else: What should happen, if (i%2==1) ?
      I expect you mean the hole part:

    • #3447
      RandiHoltermann
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      Thanks for your input. The following is the working scripts

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