Does the Number e have Special Meaning?
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Spencer, Chan; Univ. of Toronto Mathematics Network  
Answers, explanations, and expositions of the question, Does the number e have any real physical meaning, or is it just a mathematical convenience? Addresses the topics: Simple and Compound Interest; A Physical Meaning for the Number e; The General Situation; The Number e as a Limit; and The Number e in Calculus.  


Levels:  High School (912) 
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Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities 
Math Topics:  e 
Math Ed Topics:  Specific Math Concepts/Techniques 
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