ver wonder how the calculator seems to know the numeric value of ? How could it possibly know? is an Irrational Number which means its decimals don’t repeat! (Specifically is a Transcendental Number but it falls under the category of an irrational number). So how can you fit an infinitely large number in a small box? Or for that matter, how did Leonhard Euler manage to calculate to 23 decimal places without a calculator?
Archive for September 2013
Hi everyone! I just wanted to bring your attention to a new page I added to MathyNick.com. In the Printables tab is a collection of PDF Mathematics handouts/packets that I’ve collected over the years of being a tutor. Look them over and see if you find any that look like they can help you.