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Simon's proof that Phi is not transcendental

Simon has come up with a proof that Phi (the Golden Ratio) is an algebraic number (not transcendental). He proves it by showing that Phi can be the solution to a polynomial equation (which would be impossible if it was a transcendental number). 54 more words


Asthma Team

There are two things that my father absolutely dislikes about me; the first is my high school mathematics grades. If he had it his way I would have remained in high school till I mastered that crap. 485 more words