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Does the Number e have Special Meaning?

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Author:Spencer, Chan; Univ. of Toronto Mathematics Network
Description: 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 (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: e
Math Ed Topics: Specific Math Concepts/Techniques

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