Are Transcendentals Irrational?Date:9/1/95 at 17:54 From: Mark Counides Subject: transcendental numbers Are transcendental numbers a subset of the irrationals? Date: 9/2/95 at 11:28:10 From: Doctor Ken Subject: Re: transcendental numbers Yes! All transcendental numbers are irrational. Transcendental means non-algebraic, and irrational means non-rational. If we have a rational number p/q, then it is a root of the polynomial qx - p. So all rational numbers are algebraic. -Doctor Ken, The Geometry Forum |
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