02/24/2009, 11:06 PM

sheldonison Wrote:In your equations, what does mean? And what does mean? I assume this is the mathematical shorthand for iterating "n" times.Yes, but its not that common in higher mathematics. I use it to distinguish from the multiplicative power .

Quote:What does mean? Is it restricted to values of x<e? And doesn't that limit the usefulness of the equation?Yes you are right, lets forget about that idea.