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What is ‘e’? (Desmos)

Quite simply, demonstrate the value of e using the fact that

\frac{d}{dx}[e^x]=e^x

with the sliders on this model.

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Power-ful Computing

We’re generally familiar with the term exponential growth:

“Her business has been growing exponentially since its start 6 months ago.”

“My number of followers on Twitter has been growing exponentially since I started sharing cat memes.”

It’s doubtful how often the use of the term is mathematically correct, it seems to have slipped into common parlance.  What does it actually mean?  Well, it’s really quite simple.   Continue reading “Power-ful Computing”

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