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Monthly Archives: March 2015
Let the user scribble on a PictureBox in C#
The Graphics class provides a DrawLines method that draws a series of connected lines, which is sometimes called a polyline. This program lets the user create a series of polylines. The program stores the points that make up a polyline … Continue reading
Posted in drawing, graphics
Tagged C#, C# programming, draw, draw curves, draw polyline, drawing, example, example program, graphics, Polyline, scribble, Windows Forms programming
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Graph several pi approximations in C#
This example graphs pi approximations by combining the techniques described in the following two posts: Approximate pi using several different methods in C# Graph pi approximations in C# For each series, the program uses the series to generate approximations for … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, geometry, graphics, mathematics
Tagged algorithms, approximation, Arcsine, C#, C# programming, convergence, error, example, example program, geometry, graphics, Gregory, GregoryLeibniz, Leibniz, mathematics, Newton, Nilakantha, Pi, Pi Day, sequence, series, Windows Forms programming
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Approximate pi using several different methods in C#
The post In honor of Pi Day (3.14), approximate pi in C# uses the following sequence to approximate pi. That sequence is elegant but unfortunately it converges very slowly so you need to take a lot of terms to get … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, mathematics
Tagged algorithms, approximation, Arcsine, C#, C# programming, convergence, error, example, example program, Gregory, GregoryLeibniz, Leibniz, mathematics, Newton, Nilakantha, Pi, Pi Day, sequence, series, Windows Forms programming
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Graph pi approximations in C#
My post In honor of Pi Day (3.14), approximate pi in C# uses the following series to approximate the value π. As you add terms to the series, the approximation alternates between values that are above and below the true … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, approximation, C#, C# programming, convergence, error, example, example program, geometry, graphics, mathematics, Pi, Pi Day, Windows Forms programming
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