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<math>\displaystyle e</math>, or [[e]] is another famous constant that is approximately 2.71828.
 
<math>\displaystyle e</math>, or [[e]] is another famous constant that is approximately 2.71828.
  
All numbers are constants because they do not change their value; they remain the same forever.
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All numbers are constants because they do not change their value; they always remain the same.

Revision as of 01:43, 31 October 2006

Definition

A constant is a number that remains the same, unlike a variable, that can change.

Examples

$\displaystyle\pi$, or pi is a famous constant that is approximately 3.14159.

$\displaystyle e$, or e is another famous constant that is approximately 2.71828.

All numbers are constants because they do not change their value; they always remain the same.

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