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E : The Story of a Number (Reprint) (Paperback) (Eli Maor)

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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 numbere. 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.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 227
Genre: Mathematics
Sub-Genre: Number Theory, History + Philosophy
Series Title: Princeton Science Library
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Author: Eli Maor
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2015
TCIN: 50124835
UPC: 9780691168487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-1595
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