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Napier's e - References

Author(s): 
Amy Shell-Gellasch (Beloit College)
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  6. L. Euler, Opera Omnia.  Virtually all of Euler's work is now available online at the Euler Archives,  http://www.math.dartmouth.edu/~euler/ 
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  14. Wolfram MathWorld, http://mathworld.wolfram.com/EulerNumber.html 

 

Amy Shell-Gellasch (Beloit College), "Napier's [i]e[/i] - References," Loci (April 2010), DOI:10.4169/loci003209

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