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The Enigmatic Number e: A History in Verse and Its Uses in the Mathematics Classroom - References

Author(s): 
Sarah Glaz (University of Connecticut)
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Sarah Glaz (University of Connecticut), "The Enigmatic Number [i]e:[/i] A History in Verse and Its Uses in the Mathematics Classroom - References," Loci (November 2010), DOI:10.4169/loci003482

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