E: The Story of a Number

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E: The Story of a Number - Maor, Eli

The interest earned on a bank account, the arrangement of seeds in a sunflower, and the shape of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis are all intimately connected with the mysterious number "e." In this informal and engaging history, Eli Maor portrays the curious characters and the elegant mathematics that lie behind the number. Designed for a reader ...

E: The Story of a Number 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691141343

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