seq 8 | awk '{print "e(" $0 ")" }' | bc -l

Generate trigonometric/log data easily

If you want a sequence that can be plotted, do: seq 8 | awk '{print "e(" $0 ")" }' | bc -l | awk '{print NR " " $0}' Other bc functions include s (sine), c (cosine), l (log) and j (bessel). See the man page for details.
Sample Output
2.71828182845904523536
7.38905609893065022723
20.08553692318766774092
54.59815003314423907811
148.41315910257660342111
403.42879349273512260838
1096.63315842845859926372
2980.95798704172827474359

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By: polar
2010-08-14 02:52:39

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echo "e("{1..8}");" | bc -l
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