(via Home-Ed Math Cabal)
You’ve probably heard about Google’s IPO, where they hope to raise 2.7 billion dollars. Well, their IPO filing has the exact proposed figure: $2,718,281,828.
Math-heads will recognize that as the first ten digits of e, otherwise known as the Euler number, Napier’s constant, the base for natural logarithms.
Google is raising e billion dollars.