## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

As $x$ gets larger, the more decimal places repeat, and the number nears $e\approx 2.718281827$...
$\begin{array}{ll} 10 & 2.5937424601 \\ 100 & 2.70481382942153 \\ 1000 & 2.71692393223559 \\ 10000 & 2.71814592682493 \\ 100000 & 2.7182682371923 \\ 1000000 & 2.71828046909575 \end{array}$ As $x$ gets larger, the more decimal places repeat, and the number nears $e\approx 2.718281827$...