Daniel Shanks was an American mathematician who worked primarily in numerical analysis and number theory. He is best known for his work on being the first to compute π to 100,000 decimal places, and for his book 'Solved and Unsolved Problems in Number Theory'. Wikipedia*
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Daniel Shanks has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Statement. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2000 with an average of 710 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (5), Ann Stock (4), Walter Scheib (4). Most common tags: Japan, Washington Politics.