Description 
xxiii, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255258) and index. 
Summary 
Among the myriad of constants that appear in mathematics, [pi], e, and i are the most familiar. Following closely behind is [gamma] or gamma, a constant that arises in many mathematical areas yet maintains a profound sense of mystery. In a tanta 
Subject 
Euler, Leonhard, 17071783.


Mathematical constants.


Gamma functions.

ISBN 
9780691141336 

0691141339 
