John Machin

1680 - 1751

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John Machin was an English mathematician and astronomer best known for the formulas he invented for calculating π.
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List of References (3 books/articles)

A Poster of John Machin

Mathematicians born in the same country

Honours awarded to John Machin
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Fellow of the Royal Society1710


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