The Joy of the Number e
Lecture no. 15 from the course: The Joy of Mathematics
Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
Another indispensable number to learn is e = 2.71828 ... Defined as the base of the natural logarithm, e plays a central role in calculus, and it arises naturally in many spheres of mathematics, including calculations of compound interest.