I need to find the proof

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Can anyone tell me where i could find the proof that e is not an algebracic number, but instead it is transcendent?

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Gib Z
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[itex]e^a[/itex] is transcendental for any non-zero algebraic [itex]a[/itex]. This is a consequence of the Lindemann-Weierstrass Theorem, look that up anywhere.
 
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