Exercise 1.38

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In 1737, the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler published a memoir De Fractionibus Continuis, which included a continued fraction expansion for e - 2, where e is the base of the natural logarithms. In this fraction, the Ni are all 1, and the Di are successively 1, 2, 1, 1, 4, 1, 1, 6, 1, 1, 8, . Write a program that uses your cont-frac procedure from exercise 1.37 to approximate e, based on Euler’s expansion.

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I don’t even know what to say, this made tinhgs so much easier!

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