e is easier to spell than pi. 9) pi ≈ 3.14 while e ≈ 2.718281828459045. 8)
The character for e can be found on a keyboard, but pi sure can't. 7)
Everybody fights for their piece of the pie. 6) ln (pi1)
is a really nasty number, but ln (e1) = 1. 5) e
is used in calculus while pi is used in baby geometry. 4) 'e'
is the most commonly picked vowel in Wheel of Fortune. 3) e
stands for Euler's Number, pi doesn't stand for squat. 2) You
don't need to know Greek to be able to use e. 1) You can't
confuse e with a food product.
...from the Euler's Number web site
The Flood is over and the ark has landed. Noah lets all the animals
out and says, "Go forth and multiply."
A few months later, Noah
decides to take a stroll and see how the animals are doing. Everywhere
he looks he finds baby animals. Everyone is doing fine except for one
pair of little snakes. "What's the problem?" says Noah.
down some trees and let us live there", say the snakes.
follows their advice. Several more weeks pass. Noah checks on the snakes
again. Lots of little snakes, everybody is happy. Noah asks, "Want to
tell me how the trees helped?"
"Certainly", say the snakes.
"We're adders, so we need logs to multiply."