Transcendental numbers

transcendental number

noun Mathematics.
a number that is not a root of any algebraic equation having integral coefficients, as π or e .
Also called transcendental. Unabridged
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transcendental number
maths a number or quantity that is real but nonalgebraic, that is, one that is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients such as π or e

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