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The Monotonicity of \( (1 + \frac{1}{n})^n\) and \( (1 + \frac{1}{n})^{n+1}\)

by Peter R. Mercer (SUNY College at Buffalo)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 2003

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Limits
Applicable Course(s): 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

Refining the inequalities to trap the resulting sequences

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