# How do you evaluate e^0.5 using a calculator to four decimal places?

Feb 17, 2018

The answer rounded to four decimal places is $1.6487$.

#### Explanation:

You can rewrite the question:

$\textcolor{w h i t e}{=} {e}^{0.5}$

$= {e}^{\frac{1}{2}}$

$= \sqrt[2]{{e}^{1}}$

$= \sqrt{e}$

Now you can punch this into your calculator, and you'll get something like:

$1.64872127 \ldots$

which, rounded to four decimal places, is

$1.6487$.