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This is not as pointless or absurd as it might seem to some at first glance. Consider y=(1-x)^(1/x) in the limit as x goes to zero. The answer is 1/e=0.367879. See the attached spreadsheet. We could select other forms, for instance: y=x^(1/(1-x)) in the limit as x goes to 1, which also happens to equal 1/e. Mathematics is one of the most fascinating subjects you could ever pursue. You simply must google "Srinivasa Ramanujan" and read of this genius!


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