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A short proof of the transcendence of the Mahler number

Authors
  • Kaibkhanov, Ashum
  • Skopenkov, Arkadiy
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
May 19, 2013
Submission Date
Apr 23, 2012
Identifiers
arXiv ID: 1204.5045
Source
arXiv
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Abstract

We present short proofs of the transcendence of the Liouville and the Mahler numbers. The first proof is known for a long time, the second proof apparently appeared only in 2002-2003. The proofs are accessible to high-school students.

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