“John Jones’s Dollar,” Harry Stephen Keller, 1927

“John Jones’s Dollar,” Harry Stephen Keeler, 1927 —  “The main mathematical content of this science fiction story is an illustration of the potential of exponential growth in the form of considering how a single dollar invested in a bank would grow in value over many years to be a huge sum…”  (MathFiction)

Comments: Read in Fantasia Mathematica.

Author: Wikipedia: “Harry Stephen Keeler (November 3, 1890 – January 22, 1967) was a prolific but little-known American author.”

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