Euler’s Number

“To express remember to memorise a sentence to memorise.” This mathematical constant is a rate of growth.  It was discovered by Jacob Bernouilli  whilst studying compound interest.  Euler referred to the constant as  and it [more…]


The Pythagorean Equation

We consider another quadratic Diophantine equation this time in three variables; namely, the Pythagorean Equation : It is called the Pythagorean Equation although the Ancient Egyptians and Babylonians certainly knew how to generate Pythagorean triples. [more…]