# I need to find the proof

1. Mar 18, 2007

### sutupidmath

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

thnx

2. Mar 18, 2007

### Gib Z

$e^a$ is transcendental for any non-zero algebraic $a$. This is a consequence of the Lindemann-Weierstrass Theorem, look that up anywhere.

3. Mar 18, 2007