Difference between revisions of "Approximation of e"

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     series.dataY.push(val);
 
     series.dataY.push(val);
 
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var txt1 = board.create('text', [5, 1, function() { return 'n=' + (seq.dataX.length-1) + ' value = ' + seq.dataY[seq.dataY.length - 1]; }], {strokeColor: 'blue'});
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  var approx = function() {
 
  var approx = function() {

Revision as of 00:08, 7 January 2019

This little animation approximates [math]e[/math] (displayed by the horizontal green line) by the sequence (blue line)

[math](1+\frac{1}{n})^n[/math]

and by the series (black line)

[math] \sum_{n=0}^\infty \frac{1}{n!} [/math]