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Topic: [HM] My favorite irrational numbers
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Tony Mann

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Re: [HM] My favorite irrational numbers
Posted: Oct 1, 2001 8:08 AM
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My favourite irrational number is e**(pi*sqrt(163)) which according to
Aitken differs from an integer by less than 10**-12. (David Wells, "The
Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers", citing Rouse
Ball and Coxeter.) But I may be wrong in assuming that this number is


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