one hundred sixty-three
Of Martin Gardner’s April Fool’s hoaxes, perhaps the most famous comes from the April 1975 issue of Scientific American, in which he claimed that Srinivasa Ramanujan had proven that is exactly equal to an integer. The truth is that it is not, but it comes surprisingly close, being approximately .0000000000007499274028018143 short of the nearest integer.
One hundred sixty-three also appears in an approximation of , namely,
but this is barely correct to three decimal digits.
There are other qualities of 163 that are somewhat more exact, such as the fact that
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