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1. Drag the first slider slowly to the right so that the red function is about half way across the screen. This shows how[math]\left(1+\frac{1}{n} \right)^n [/math] approaches e. 2. Drag the second slider all the way to the right. 3. Drag the third slider all the way to the right. 4. Open the Spreadsheet View to see a table with many values for n and f(n). You can open the Spreadsheet View by clicking on ''View'' and then clicking on ''Spreadsheet''. To widen the columns to see more decimal places double-click the line between the A and the B at the top of the spreadsheet. 5. This file could be used with Student Activity 1 in the Teaching and Learning Plan ''Introducing e''.

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