# How do you evaluate #e^3.8#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 20, 2016

Use a calculator, or sum the series to find:

#e^3.8 ~~ 44.70118449330082303755#

#### Explanation:

If your calculator has an

#e^3.8 ~~ 44.70118449330082303755#

Otherwise, you might like to try the standard series:

#e^x = sum_(n=0)^oo x^n/(n!)#

It takes a few terms to converge.

Here I evaluated it in a spreadsheet:

Column A contains the value of

Column B calculates

Column C calculates

Column D calculates

Column E sums the values from column D