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Exploring Euler's Constant

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An edition of Gamma (2003)

Gamma

Exploring Euler's Constant

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Exploring Euler's constant.
Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) introduced gamma as the limit of the sum of 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + . . . up to 1/n, minus the natural logarithm of n--the numerical value being 0.5772156. Unlike its more celebrated colleagues p and e, the exact nature of gamma remains a mystery.

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Cover of: Gamma
Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant
Oct 31, 2017, Princeton University Press
paperback
Cover of: Gamma
Gamma
2013, Springer
in German
Cover of: Gamma
Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant
2010, Princeton University Press
in English
Cover of: Gamma
Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant
2010, Princeton University Press
in English
Cover of: GAMMA
GAMMA: Eulers Konstante, Primzahlstrände und die Riemannsche Vermutung
March 2007, Springer
Hardcover in German - 1 edition
Cover of: Gamma
Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant
March 17, 2003, Princeton University Press
Hardcover in English

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First Sentence

"In an age when a 'computer' is taken to mean a machine rather than a person and calculations of fantastic complexity are routine and executed at lightning speed, constricting difficulties with ordinary arithmetic seem (and are) extremely remote."

Classifications

Library of Congress
QA41.H23 2003, QA41 .H23 2003

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
376
Dimensions
9.3 x 6.2 x 1 inches
Weight
1.2 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7758459M
ISBN 10
0691099839
ISBN 13
9780691099835
LCCN
2002192453
Library Thing
175562
Goodreads
600071

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