[Tutor] A better way to estimate the value of Pi?

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Oct 17 18:00:27 CEST 2011

Sagar Shankar wrote:
> Hi Bob,
> I did use floating point numbers by using 4.0/1.0 - 4.0/3.0 etc., though I
> did not declare it explicitly. Do you think it's better form/practice to
> explicitly declare it?

Python doesn't use type declarations. 4.0 is already explicitly a float, 
there's no need to do anything else to make it a float.


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