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*To*: radsafe@romulus.ehs.uiuc.edu*Subject*: re:math trivia*From*: "Edwin Danielson" <Edwin_Danielson@fernald.gov>*Date*: Thu, 16 Apr 98 09:30:41 EST*Encoding*: 12 Text

The swiss mathematician Leonard Euler chose "e" in 1727, probably because it is the first letter in exponential. "e" is the number such that lim (e(^h)-1)/h=1 h->0 Skip Danielson Health Physicist Fluor Daniel Fernald edwin_danielson@fernald.gov

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