Irrationality From The Book

• Published in 2009
We generalize Tennenbaum's geometric proof of the irrationality of sqrt(2) to sqrt(n) for n = 3, 5, 6 and 10.

BibTeX entry

@article{Miller2009a,
author = {Miller, Steven J. and Montague, David},
month = {sep},
title = {Irrationality From The Book},
url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/0909.4913 http://arxiv.org/pdf/0909.4913v2},
year = 2009,
archivePrefix = {arXiv},
eprint = {0909.4913},
primaryClass = {math.HO},
abstract = {We generalize Tennenbaum's geometric proof of the irrationality of sqrt(2) to
sqrt(n) for n = 3, 5, 6 and 10.},
urldate = {2014-12-01}
}