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Top 1n e^10 reasons e is better than pi

  1. Mar 2, 2015 #1
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  3. Mar 2, 2015 #2
    That is all for entertainment but in our world both are important . Doing a comparison on such little things does not make sense.
    For example,
    ## log_π π= 1## whereas ## log_π e## is a nasty number.
    Geometry came earlier than calculus.
    For making calculus, geometry was important and therefore π being used in baby geometry makes it better than e in your point 5 case.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2015 #3
    6. You really should use log instead of ln if you want me to take you seriously.
    5. Pi arises in calculus and analysis. For example in the riemann zeta function ##\zeta(2)=\pi^2/6##.
    3. ##\pi## stands for periphery.
     
  5. Mar 2, 2015 #4
    micromass: log? What are you, some kind of engineer?
     
  6. Mar 3, 2015 #5
    I beg your pardon, it was an attempt at humor.
     
  7. Mar 3, 2015 #6
    It are in fact the engineers who use ln, not the mathematicians.
     
  8. Mar 6, 2015 #7

    Intrastellar

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    A lumberjack rather :biggrin:
     
  9. Mar 11, 2015 #8

    mfb

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    sin(e) is a nasty number, where sin(π)=0.
    Pi e without e might not taste good, but what is pi e without pi?
     
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