
Back to category: Science Limited version  please login or register to view the entire paper. Lets Talk 'E' LET’S TALK ‘E’ In 1864 Benjamin Peirce had his picture taken standing in front of a blackboard on which he had written the formula ii = (e Gentlemen, we have not the slightest idea what this equation means, but we may be sure that it means something very important. In the intriguing world of complex mathematical symbols ,sometimes, one comes across an unusually simple symbol, the letter ‘e’.Inspite of the simplicity, a sort of mysticism surrounds ‘e’,which would definitely urge someone having mathematically inclined neurons or even otherwise, to learn further more about it. Though a relative newcomer in the mathematics scene, it can be considered an asset to the world of mathematics, which has found application in scores of places. ‘E’,commonly known as the base of natural logarithm, a number similar to pie, first comes into mathematics in a minor way. This was in 1... Posted by: Darren McCutchen Limited version  please login or register to view the entire paper. 
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