# [Tutor] can python calculate the digits of pi or e?,has this
been done before?,how?

**Timothy Wilson
**
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*Fri, 25 Aug 2000 23:20:02 -0500 (CDT)*

On Fri, 25 Aug 2000, Charles Gruschow, Jr. wrote:
>* can python calculate the digits of pi or e?,has this been done before?,how?
*
If you're asking whether Python is capable of performing the calculations,
then sure, no problem. If you're wondering how to use those numbers in your
programs, then your can just:
Python 1.5.2 (#1, May 9 2000, 15:05:56) [GCC 2.95.3 19991030 (prerelease)]
on linux-i386
Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
>>>* import math
*>>>* print math.pi
*3.14159265359
>>>* print math.e
*2.71828182846
>>>*
*
-Tim
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