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e to the pi i, a nontraditional take

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Published on Mar 4, 2015

Improved version here: https://youtu.be/mvmuCPvRoWQ

The enigmatic equation e^{pi i} = -1 is usually explained using Taylor's formula during a calculus class. This video offers a different perspective, which involves thinking about numbers as actions, and about e^x as something which turns one action into another.

For more information on viewing exponential functions in this new light, check out this article: http://goo.gl/LPyc4R

Music: "Wyoming 307" by Time For Three, http://www.tf3.com/

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