e (mathematical constant)

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Graph o the equation y = 1/x. Here, e is the unique nummer lairger nor 1 that maks the shadit aurie equal tae 1.

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,[1] 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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