is a simple proportion one that is a one to one function of some sort. I dont understand this term.
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Originally posted by HallsofIvy
Of course, there's a relationship (there's a "relationship" between any two numbers!) but that's exactly what you say you are not looking for. It's pretty easy to calculate that phi= (1+ sqrt(5))/2 and don't think you'll find any simple relationship between an algebraic number like that and a transcendental number like e.
Am I meant to be aware of some result which states that there exists no 'simple' relationship between any transcendental number and a non transcental number.Originally posted by HallsofIvy
pi is transcendental like e.