"E: " the Story of a Number: The Story of a Number por Eli Maor

"E: " the Story of a Number: The Story of a Number
Titulo del libro : "E: " the Story of a Number: The Story of a Number
Fecha de lanzamiento : September 22, 2015
Autor : Eli Maor
Número de páginas : 248
ISBN : 0691168482
Editor : Princeton University Press

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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.