Originally Posted by
dazza67 Here is the question Use the Maclaurin expansion of e^x to find the value e of correct to four decimal places
here is the series
e^x=1+x+(x^2)/2!+...
here is the answer
Answer is 2.7183
Problem
Whilst I obviously have the answer, and I have the sequence to follow, I cannot see how the answer is derived from the series, nor can I reproduce the answer on my calculator (ti89 using solve)
Can someone please point out thru the progression how the answer is achieved. Thanks