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Topic: What is an "inflexional tangent"?
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Travis Kidd

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What is an "inflexional tangent"?
Posted: Jul 1, 1996 5:45 PM
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Well I finally got around to looking for (and finally was able to find!)
a book that contains a proof of pi's transcendence. That proof itself is
based on e's transcendence which is in the previous chapter. (The book
is called _Famous_Problems_; I would tell you the author(s) but the book
is in my car and who the author is isn't important here.) I'm trying to
go through the proof of e's transcendence first. In doing so, I came
across the term "inflexional tangent," which wasn't defined. So....what
is an inflexional tangent? And how does it differ from a non-inflexional


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