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A few preliminary pages (most of these need to be updated!)


Sequence of the Day for August 28

A060295: Ramanujan's constant \scriptstyle e^{\pi \sqrt{163}} \,


the fractional part of which has the simple continued fraction (A058292)

\cfrac{1}{{1} + \cfrac{1}{{1333462407511} + \cfrac{1}{{1} + \, \ddots}}} \,

The neat thing about this constant is that it is almost the integer 262537412640768744; indeed if an ordinary calculator could show just a few more decimal places than that it would eventually give up and just show this integer (the Mac OS X Calculator, for example, gives the answer as 262,537,412,640,000,000).

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