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The Leibniz formula for pi is as follows:
The value of pi is the sum of this infinite series of terms.
Write a Python program called A slice of pi.py to show your progress through the series:
It's up to you how far you want to go!
You're on your own with this one, apart from one clue:
As a possible hint, this is how you reverse the value of a logical (or Boolean) variable in Python.
Run your program for as many iterations as you think your computer can support, to see how close you can get to 3.14159265358979323846 ... ! If you run 10 million iterations your value will be correct to 5 decimal places (but make sure you only output the final estimate, otherwise you will be watching output on your screen for a long time).
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