# $$e$$: The Master of All

by Brian J. McCartin

Award: Chauvenet Prize

Year of Award: 2010

Publication Information: The Mathematical Intelligencer, 28 (2006), no. 2, 10-21.

Summary: This article is an engaging, expansive exposition of the ubiquity of the number $$e$$ in mathematics. Whatever a reader’s background, whether a beginning calculus student or a master versed in all manner of limits, series, transforms, and operators, everyone will find something new about $$e$$ herein.