Eli Maor

The enigmatic number e is closely related to the arrangement of seeds in a sunflower, the interest on a bank account, and the design of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Eli Maor depicts the intriguing people and beautiful mathematics that go into the number in this informal and engrossing narrative. This biography, which is written for readers with only a basic understanding of mathematics, highlights the vital significance of e to mathematics and sheds light on a golden epoch in the history of science.