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ERIC Number: EJ819171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-3679
Proof without Words: (1 + 1/n)[superscript n] less than e less than (1 + 1/n)[superscript n+1]
Khattri, Sanjay Kumar
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, v27 n4 p220-222 Dec 2008
We present a pictorial proof of the inequation (1 + 1/n)[superscript n] less than e less than (1 + 1/n)[superscript n+1]. The inequation is also confirmed through the Taylor expansion and alternating series theorem.
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Language: English
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