A number is described as transcendental if it is not algebraic, meaning that it is not a root of any nonzero polynomial equation with rational coefficients. Notable examples of transcendental numbers are e and π. Wolfram|Alpha can identify and provide information about transcendental numbers.
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Learn about notable transcendental numbers, such as e, π and the Champernowne constant, and perform calculations with them.