Book:Gustavo Piñeiro/e for Extraordinary

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Gustavo Piñeiro: e for Extraordinary: The history and applications of the constant $e$

Published $2017$, National Geographic

ISBN 978-84-473-9129-5.


National Geographic "Our Mathematical World" series: $46$


Contents

Preface


Chapter 1. Discovery of the number $e$
Chapter 2. How and why we calculate the number $e$
Chapter 3. The number $e$ and probabilities
Chapter 4. An irrational, transcendental and perhaps normal number
Chapter 5. The number $e$ and calculus


Appendices.
The first thousand decimal places of $e$
Other curious and interesting factss about the number $e$
Bibliography
Index