transcendental number

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an irrational number that is not algebraic

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The succession of digits results from a computer program generating a transcendental number, thus one that never repeats or terminates, and of which the work in question can therefore only issue a fragment.
Pi is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet; written as p it's a transcendental number (3.
IP (pronounced with a long I) is PI spelled backwards, Its numeric value is the reverse of the transcendental number PI.
In 1882, mathematicians proved that pi is what they call a transcendental number, effectively ruling out the possibility of constructing a square out of a circle using only ruler and compass.
Tretkoff makes accessible to graduate students and researchers some central results of transcendental number theory, and their application to the study of periods and special values of certain classical functions.
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