fundamental theorem of transcendence

The tongue-in-cheek given to the fact that if n is a nonzero integer, then |n|1. This trick is used in many transcendental numberMathworldPlanetmath theory proofs. In fact, the hardest step of many problems is showing that a particular integer is not zero.

Title fundamental theorem of transcendence
Canonical name FundamentalTheoremOfTranscendence
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:06:58
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:06:58
Owner KimJ (5)
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Numerical id 5
Author KimJ (5)
Entry type Theorem
Classification msc 11J81
Related topic EIsTranscendental