387 387 387 --------------------- = -------- = ----- = 2.7253 summation(16,23) - 14 156 - 14 142 summation(16,23) = 16+17+18+19+20+21+22+23 = 156

`2.7253`

rounded to the nearest hundredth is`2.73`

, but`2.7253`

rounded to the hundredths is`2.72`

.RoadSignMath.com uses the value of

`rounded to the hundredths (i.e.`

e`2.71`

).The value of

`evaluates to`

e`2.71828183...`

, which is`2.72`

when rounded to the nearest hundredth.Let's get a better approximation of how far from

`our result is.`

efoo = 2.72535211267605633802816901408 e = 2.71828182845904523536028747135 foo - e = .00707028421701110266788154273 foo - e rounded to the hundredths gives .00 foo - e rounded to the nearest hundredths gives 0.01 foo is 0.26% greater than eThe mathmetical constant

`is sometimes called either Euler's number or Napier's constant.`

e

**Creator:** Gerald D. Thurman
[gthurman@gmail.com]

**Created:** 19 January 2006

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