9780691168487-0691168482-e: The Story of a Number (Princeton Science Library)

e: The Story of a Number (Princeton Science Library)

ISBN-13: 9780691168487
ISBN-10: 0691168482
Edition: Reprint
Author: Maor, Eli
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback 227 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780691168487
ISBN-10: 0691168482
Edition: Reprint
Author: Maor, Eli
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback 227 pages

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Acknowledged authors Maor, Eli wrote e: The Story of a Number (Princeton Science Library) comprising 227 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0691168482 and 9780691168487. Since then e: The Story of a Number (Princeton Science Library) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 3.72 or rent at the marketplace.

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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 with only a modest mathematical background, this biography brings out the central importance of e to mathematics and illuminates a golden era in the age of science.

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