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4th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337687805

Chapter 1.5, Problem 6E

(a)

To determine

How the number *e* is defined.

Expert Solution

The number *e* can be defined in the following ways.

(b)

To determine

An approximate value of *e*.

Expert Solution

An approximate value of *e*, rounded off to five decimal places is

(c)

To determine

What is the natural exponential function?

Expert Solution

The function
*e* and an exponent *x*.

The graph of

The graph of exponential function always passes through the point (0,1) as any number raised to the power 0 is 1.