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Dear Prof Scott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Excel

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_constant

http://www.ebyte.it/library/educards/constants/MathConstants.html

http://pi.lacim.uqam.ca/eng/table_en.html

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/MathematicalConstants.html

http://books.google.co.in/books?id=TWiUKWP-ACIC&pg=PA5&lpg=PA5&dq=mathematical+c

1. Is it possible to input mathematical constants in cell/s using

functions in Excel ?.

For example : PI, e, Pythagoras constant, Omega Constant, Ramanujan - Soldner constant, Golden Ratio, Legendre's constant etc ?.

2. Will it be useful to create functions for inputting mathematical constants in excel spreadsheets (if not available) ?.

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

The constants that Excel has are the constant π, expressed as =pi(); and e, expressed as =exp(1).

There is also some talke of Euler's number e, Feigenbaum constants α and δ, The golden ratio φ and the Euler–Mascheroni constant γ, but I never have used them or know how to express them.

As far as the user defining constant, it is possible to name as cell and input that number there.

For example, a cell could by named Omega and the Omega Constant could be entered.

Wherever the Omega constant was used as =Omega(). Perhaps it coulD juat be Om().

Other cells could be stored similarly.

The constants could be kept in a special file called Math.xls. When needed, just open the file and copy them in. Also, that file could be referenced, but I find it easier to copy them in.Maybe that's because I have a massive file called characters with sheets named Symbol, Greek, Character, High Power, Math, Symbols, and DOS Commands. The file is used to store the characters themselves so I don't have to remember the number of the character.

For example, A is 65, B is 66, return is 10-13, but it takes awhile to remember what they are.

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Comment | Dear Prof Scott Thank you. Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar |

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