# Math Bite: Finding $$e$$ in Pascal's Triangle

If $$s_n$$ is the product of the entries in the $$n$$th row of Pascal's Triangle and $$r_n = s_n/s_{n-1}$$, then a proof is given of the fact that $$\lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} r_n/r_{n-1} = e$$.

Author(s):
Brothers, Harlan J.
Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Original Publication Source:
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date:
February, 2012
Subject(s):
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
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4.3 Number Theory
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