# does SAGE compute Pi using Chudnovsky algorithm?

In 1989, Chudnovsky brothers discovered this method for computers to calculate digits of Pi.

does SAGE compute Pi using Chudnovsky algorithm?

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In 1989, Chudnovsky brothers discovered this method for computers to calculate digits of Pi.

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Sage uses the mpfr library to compute pi to arbitrary precision. The mpfr algorithm apparently has a limit of 646456992 digits. Please refer to

https://github.com/epowers/mpfr/blob/...

Not sure if that is up-to-date, however.

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