Why e?Date: 11/02/97 at 07:13:42 From: koenma Subject: e Why the letter e for the number "e"? Why not another letter? Koenma Date: 11/02/97 at 08:01:24 From: Doctor Jerry Subject: Re: e Leonard Euler, a mathematician who did a lot of work with exponential functions, was honored when the base 2.71818... was named e. -Doctor Jerry, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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