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[tex]x^{\sqrt{5}}=y[/tex]

Is it possible?

Probably not, but I cannot prove it :(

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[tex]x^{\sqrt{5}}=y[/tex]

Is it possible?

Probably not, but I cannot prove it :(

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No, it isn't possible except for the obvious x=y=1. There's a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelfond–Schneider_theorem" [Broken] which says that it's impossible.

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