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...as according to the BBC, they're a bunch of natural mathematical jokers...

"The exact value of the planned share offering is US$2,718,281,828, which coincidentally also corresponds to the mathematical constant e."

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Apr. 30th, 2004 03:33 pm (UTC)
No it doesn't, it corresponds to e * 10^10. Or are they referring to the pathetic value of the dollar these days?
May. 1st, 2004 12:51 pm (UTC)
But! If they'd gone for 299,792,458 ... well, okay, that times 10 ... then folks buying into Google would have been purchasing fractions of the speed of light (in meters/second ... or rather, per 10 seconds, but still, v. cool).
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