### The number e and Compound Interest (TANTON Mathematics)

The number e arises as the number that makes calculus "easy," but it is often presented to students first in a pre-caclulus class as a number arising from the study of compound interest. Very few folk seem to ask whether or not these two e's really are the same. They are! This video - which assumes familiarity with calculus - proves this.

Length:
08:22