1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

A doubt

  1. Jan 10, 2006 #1
    Is e^pi rational? I seem to have heard from one of my tacher that research was going. How far we have gone?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 10, 2006 #2
    It's transcendental. This can be proved using Gelfond's theorem.
     
  4. Jan 10, 2006 #3

    jim mcnamara

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

  5. Jan 10, 2006 #4
    From the link jim posted:
    "Gauss is reported to have commented that if [[itex]e^{i \pi} + 1 = 0[/itex]] was not immediately obvious, the reader would never be a first-class mathematician."

    ... :bugeye:
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: A doubt
  1. Mathcad Doubt (Replies: 1)

  2. Basic math doubt (Replies: 8)

  3. Bounded sequence doubt (Replies: 1)

  4. Convergence doubt (Replies: 8)

Loading...