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The Story of pi

Author: Tom M ApostolBenedict FreedmanAl HibbsSusan G DavisProject Mathematics.All authors
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : California Institute of Technology, ©1989.
Series: Project Mathematics!
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Math tutorial which defines pi, discusses its early history, and demonstrates its uses.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Partial animation, Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom M Apostol; Benedict Freedman; Al Hibbs; Susan G Davis; Project Mathematics.; California Institute of Technology.
OCLC Number: 21002470
Notes: Originally produced in 1989.
Credits: Story editor, Tom M. Apostol ; computer animation, James F. Blinn.
Performer(s): Narrators Al Hibbs, Susan Gray Davis.
Target Audience: High school and community college mathematics students.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 workbook (30 pages ; 28 cm).
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Project Mathematics!
Responsibility: the California Institute of Technology presents ; produced by Project Mathematics! ; Creator, producer, director, Tom M. Apostol ; writer, Benedict Freedman.

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Math tutorial which defines pi, discusses its early history, and demonstrates its uses.

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