e (mathematical constant)
The nummer e is a mathematical constant that is the base o the naitural logarithm: the unique nummer that's naitural logarithm is equal tae ane. It is approximately equal tae 2.71828, an is the leemit o (1 + 1/n)n as n approaches infeenity, an expression that arises in the study o compoond interest.
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- ↑ Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed.: natural logarithm Archived 2016-08-16 at the Wayback Machine