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Submission + - 5 Trillion Digits of Pi - New World Record (numberworld.org)

KPexEA writes: Alexander J. Yee & Shigeru Kondo claim to have calculated the number pi to 5 trillion places, on a single desktop and in record time.
The main computation took 90 days on Shigeru Kondo's desktop. Verification was done using two separate computers.
The program that was used for the main computation is y-cruncher v0.5.4.9138 Alpha.

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5 Trillion Digits of Pi - New World Record

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